Traction Man and Scrubbing Brush are at the beach! Traction Man even has his special Squid-Proof Scuba Suit, perfect for exploring the secret crevices of the Rockpool. But there are adventures in store for our intrepid hero as he faces the thrills of Operation Picnic, the tribulation of being buried in sand and - worst of all - being washed away by a giant wave...Join the daring duo as they meet new challenges ...and new friends.
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Mini Grey
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
Imprint: Red Fox Picture Books
Dimensions: Width: 22.10cm , Height: 0.30cm , Length: 25.00cm
ISBN 10: 1862308152
Publication Date: 05 July 2012
Recommended Age: from 5 to 7
Audience: Children/juvenile , Preschool (0-5)
Publisher's Status: Active
Availability: In Print
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Starred Review, Booklist, April 15, 2012: <br> Here's another standout from a popular franchise...The adventures that toys have apart from their owners is a surefire theme worth revisiting time and even more so when done with this much panache. <br><br>Starred Review, School Library Journal, April 1, 2012: <br> Grey fills the spreads with color and action, providing plenty of high jinks and hilarious happenings. <br><br>Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, March 1, 2012: <br> A wonderfully satirical, action-packed romp that echoes the grand tradition of comic books as it ingeniously communicates the complete absorption of imaginative play.
Mini Grey was given her name after being born in a Mini in a car park in Newport, Wales. She studied for an MA in Sequential Illustration at Brighton under the tutelage of John Vernon Lord. Mini also worked as a primary school teacher in Oxford, where she now lives. Her books include Egg Drop, The Pea and the Princess (shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal), Biscuit Bear (winner of the Nestle Children's Book Prize Gold Award), Traction Man is Here (winner of the Boston Horn Book Award and shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal), The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon (winner of the Nestle Children's Book Prize Bronze Award and winner of the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal), and Traction Man meets Turbodog. Mini Grey is one of the Big Picture's ten Best New Illustrators.
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