Callum's Incredible Construction Kit by Jonathan Emmett


Callum's Incredible Construction Kit by Jonathan Emmett

A fresh and fun picture book about an ingenious boy and his self-built toys. 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! Written by Jonathan Emmett (Bringing Down the Moon, She'll Be Coming Round the Mountain) and BAFTA nominated illustrator Ben Mantle, Callum's Incredible Construction Kit is a picture book you'll want to read together with your child again and again.

About the Author

Jonathan Emmett

Jonathan was born in Leicestershire in 1965, the son of a rig fitter and a primary school teacher. It was while he was at college, studying architecture, that he first developed his skills as a writer and illustrator, creating detailed illustrations to accompany poems and lyrics that he had written. After leaving college, he worked as an architect for several years, before pursuing a full-time career in children’s books.

In addition to writing picture books such as Bringing Down the Moon, Someone Bigger and Pigs Might Fly, Jonathan also writes and paper-engineers pop-up books.
He lives in Nottingham with his wife Rachel, and his children, Max and Laura. His hobbies include walking, reading, furniture design and tinkering with his website

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

3rd September 2012



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