Arthur's Tractor by Pippa Goodhart


Arthur's Tractor by Pippa Goodhart

Arthur's tractor ploughed up and down, chugga thrum, chugga thrum, chugga, chugga ...CRASH! Poor Arthur! However much he oils and twists and sharpens, there always seems to be something wrong with his tractor. But Arthur is concentrating so hard on his tractor that he doesn't notice a very exciting magical story that is happening all around him! Huge amounts of detail in this entertaining picture book mean that on each re-reading the reader will discover something new. Perfect for children who love machines - and fairy tales! A hilarious romp' Independent on Sunday 'Huge amounts of detail in this picture book mean that on each re-reading your toddler will discover something new. Great for kids and adults alike! Baby and You


'The words of this book simply tell Arthur's problems, luckily we've got the amusingly detailed pictures to show all the exciting events surrounding him. Will Arthur ever discover them as well? You'll have to read it to find out. There's so much to discuss it cries out to be shared.'

'Arthur's Tractor yokes a farmer with fairy tales in a hilarious romp by Pippa Goodheart. Boys and girls will adore the way Arthur remains preoccupied with his machine while a princess gets chased by a dragon, and absent-mindedly save the day... If only love were as simple and sensible as it is in picture books...'

'Huge amounts of detail in this picture book mean that on each re-reading your toddler will discover something new. Great for kids and adults alike!'

'A funny story with lots of intriguing details to explore in the jokey pictures, and a text enlivened by lots of delicious chugga-thrum engine noises.'

About the Author

Pippa Goodhart

Pippa Goodhart completed a history degree and then trained as an infant teacher before taking on a job at Heffers Children’s Bookshop in Cambridge where she worked for five years, latterly as a manager. Moving to Leicester when she married, she began to work as a publisher’s reader and to teach, but began writing when her children were little.

Her first book was published in 1994 and over forty more have been published since then. She teaches writing to adults and works as a consultant.

She has three daughters and a husband who all help her writing by being critical when they are asked to be!

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32 pages


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Publication date

19th January 2004



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