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Dazzling Diggers

(Amazing Machines)

3.88  ·  Rating details ·  210 ratings  ·  19 reviews
Dazzling Diggers (Amazing Machines) by Tony Mitton and Ant Parker

Diggers are noisy, strong, and big. Diggers can carry and push and dig. Diggers have shovels to scoop and lift, blades that bulldoze, shunt, and shift. Sloshing and squelching, and smashing and bashing, the construction machinery does its work - manned by a friendly animal gang - in this lively picture book.
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Paperback, 24 pages
Published September 15th 2000 by Kingfisher (first published January 1st 1997)
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Ivy
May 01, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2019
Another book from my big school library. :)
Sandra Strange
Jun 17, 2014 rated it it was ok
Shelves: children-s-books
Aimed at small boys, this book is ok, but not overly informative or entertaining as it presents different kinds of digging equipment. The illustrations are ok, but not outstanding, with animal construction workers.
Annette Taylor-james
Jul 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: exploring
This book describes what each of the working machines does and even more interesting they are driven by animals. It is bright and colorful with a lot of noisy sound that we could make outdoors using some of these diggers.
Joanna
Oct 09, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A very fun book with lots of construction vehicles making all kinds of noises. I could tell that a rabbit was driving one vehicle, but I could not tell if it was a rat or a shrew or something else that was driving the other. Not an important detail, but I was a little confused.
Liberty Reads
Jan 21, 2021 rated it really liked it
Shelves: things-that-go
This is a tractor book I don’t mind reading over and over with my two year old son. The vocabulary is rich and the rhythm is memorable. My son loves “reading” along with me and is an expert on all things digger.

Recommended for 2-4 year olds.
Miss Sarah
A toddler and up rhyming book about diggers and all they do on a construction site.
Jennifer
Sep 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
We love this set of books! They are fun to read for ages 2-6 year old.
Brody
Jun 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
My son loves these books and loves this one as well. We have quite the collection now and since his dad runs heavy equipment this one was a must have.
Kelly Woznik
Jan 01, 2021 rated it liked it
Great book great pictures
Jenna Mills
Oct 05, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
These books are a great fun way of conveying info. Wish it was pics of humans rather than animals though
Janika Puolitaival
Rakennustyömaalla kolinaa ja kuhinaa, onnistunut riimitys suomeksi.
Sheeba Virani
Mar 29, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Children love rhyming and and it is a fun way to help children learn new words with their meanings. This book has great illustrations and explains to children different functions of construction machines. The glossary further helps children understand the different parts of machines and theur specific functions.

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Provide children different models/toys of construction machines and let them identify the different parts. Then keep these toys in the science center and let them explore them du
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Vivian
Sep 17, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: picture-books
Bright illustrationsa nd spare,informative text packaged in the popular 8x8 inch format.
Tam
May 09, 2011 rated it liked it
My 4-year-old isn't really into diggers so he didn't like this book as much as he liked the one on cars. But it was still informative and fun to read. ...more
Nancy Jo Lambert
Feb 01, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-alouds
We love all the Amazing machines books! These wonderfully illustrated and fun rhyming text books are great to share with young children!
Sylvester
3* art
3* story/rhyme

We like the ones that rhyme. You can rap 'em.
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Alicia
Jul 09, 2009 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kids
Cute book.
Kimberly
Mar 20, 2014 rated it really liked it
Surprisingly adorable--very charming.
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