ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: September 1, 2018
Big Digger Little Digger
By (author) Timothy Knapman; Illustrated by Daron Parton
Little Digger loves to work hard, digging holes all day long. “Little digger, little digger, little digger,” he hums happily as he digs. But, one day, an especially BIG hole needs to be dug, and so in comes … BIG DIGGER. “Big Digger like to dig down DEEP!” he roars, and he begins to dig the biggest hole that anyone on the building site has ever seen… With the arrival of Big Digger, will there still be a place for Little Digger on the building site?A heart-warming read-aloud story about the power of hard work, teamwork and positivity from the author of Follow the Track All the Way Back and award-winning illustrator Daron Parton.
Timothy Knapman is a children’s writer, lyricist and playwright. His children’s books have been translated into fifteen languages and include Soon, illustrated by Patrick Benson, Time Now to Dream, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, Dinosaurs Don’t Have Bedtimes, illustrated by Nikki Dyson, Can’t Catch Me, illustrated by Simona Ciraolo, and Follow the Track all the Way Back, illustrated by Ben Mantle. His titles are often featured on CBeebies Bedtime Stories. He lives in Surrey. Find him online at timothyknapman.co.uk and on Twitter and Instagram as @TimothyKnapman.Daron Parton, a graduate of the Central Saint Martin’s School of Art, has worked on a range of exciting packaging, editorial and children’s book illustration projects. His clients include The Wall Street Journal, the New Statesman, GQ, Esquire and Scholastic. He was named the winner of the 2012 Australian Creative’s Hotshop Award for Illustrator of the Year, and was also Highly Commended in the 2013 Australian and New Zealand Illustration Awards. He is the illustrator of Zoo Train, written by Sally Sutton. Originally from the UK, Daron currently lives in New Zealand. Find him online at watermarkltd.com/artists/daron-parton.