Phoebe and Digger

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Candlewick Press, 2013 - Juvenile Fiction - 29 pages
18 Reviews
With a new baby taking up Mama’s time and attention, what will happen when Phoebe needs her?

When Mama got a new baby, Phoebe got a new digger. And when Mama is busy with the baby, Phoebe and Digger are busy, too: "Waa!" says the baby. "Rmm!" says Digger. Poop! goes the baby. "Rmm!" says Digger. Finally, Mama says it’s time to go to the park, the one with real dirt — and while Mama and the baby sit on the boring bench, Phoebe and Digger happily build and knock down and dig things up. That is, until a big girl comes by, a kid with mean teeth and grabby hands. Phoebe tries everything she can, but what if she never gets Digger back? Comical illustrations and a spot-on story are sure to make readers of all ages smile in recognition.

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The books begins "when Mama got a new baby...Phoebe got a new digger." Phoebe is fairly content playing with her new toy while her mom is preoccupied with the new baby. The digger can make fun noises ... Read full review

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This book is so cute! It's definitely one of the best children's books I've read in a long time. It made both me and my son laugh out loud. It drew his attention and was enjoyable for me to read. We ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Tricia Springstubb is the author of What Happened on Fox Street and Two Plus One Make Trouble, as well as several other children’s books. A former children’s librarian, she lives in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.

Jeff Newman grew up in Ashland, Massachusetts, and attended the Art Institute of Boston. He currently lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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