Phoebe and Digger

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Candlewick Press, 2013 - Juvenile Fiction - 29 pages
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When Mum got a new baby, Phoebe got a new digger. And when Mum is busy with the baby, Phoebe and Digger are busy, too. Finally, Mum says it's time to go to the park, the one with real dirt - and while Mum 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?

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Phoebe overcomes new-sibling qualms and fear of a playground bully in this emotive and playful story. "When Mama got a new baby...Phoebe got a new digger." Comical illustrations and text play this ... 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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