Callum's Incredible Construction Kit by Jonathan Emmett, Ben Mantle
  

Callum's Incredible Construction Kit

Written by Jonathan Emmett, Ben Mantle

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When Callum is given a construction kit for his birthday he immediately gets busy building. Callum’s constructions start small but soon he is building bigger and bigger things with surprisingly useful results. But, as Callum’s construction kit grows, the house begins to shake….Luckily, Callum knows just what to do – as is revealed in a wonderful fold-out spread at the end of the book.

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Callum's Incredible Construction Kit by Jonathan Emmett, Ben Mantle

Meet Callum, a small boy with Big Ideas...and an Incredible Construction Kit with which to build them. Callum Loves to build. And when he is given the most incredible construction kit for his birthday, his imagination runs riot! Callum takes his kit everywhere, and it comes in very handy.

But as his constructions get bigger and bigger, the house begins to groan under the weight. Suddenly...CCRRRUUMMMFFFF!! the house crashes to the ground! Callum's construction skills are about to be put to the ultimate test! This is a fantastically funny story that builds and builds to a cleverly-constructed full page fold-out.

About the Author

Jonathan Emmett After working as an architect for several years, Jonathan turned to a full-time career writing young fiction and picture books, and also writing and paper-engineering a number of pop-up books. His books have won several awards including the Red House Children's Book Award for 'Pigs Might Fly and the Kiekeboekprijs award for 'Bringing Down the Moon'.

Ben Mantle studied animation at the Surrey Institute of Art & Design, graduating in 2003. He later joined the crew working on Tim Burton's 'Corpse Bride' in 2005. Ben also worked as Head of Animation in a Brighton based studio and his recent titles include Busy Bug Book and the runaway smash in the US Five Little Pumpkins. He has also recently worked on a BAFTA nominated CBeebies website.

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Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Jonathan Emmett, Ben Mantle
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Publisher

Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont Childrens Books

Publication date

3rd September 2012

ISBN

9781405252232

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