Tin Toys

Tin Toys

by Bruce Whatley, Ben Smith Whatley
     
 

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From the illustrator of Diary of a Wombat, a tale of Christmas magic
 
Christmas Eve is drawing close. High on a shelf in an old toy shop, the wind-up Space Ride is gathering dust, having not worked in years. The tin toys remember how bright, how shining, how exhilarating the Space Ride was—but the new toys don't believe…  See more details below

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From the illustrator of Diary of a Wombat, a tale of Christmas magic
 
Christmas Eve is drawing close. High on a shelf in an old toy shop, the wind-up Space Ride is gathering dust, having not worked in years. The tin toys remember how bright, how shining, how exhilarating the Space Ride was—but the new toys don't believe them. The tin toys are determined: this Christmas, they'll prove that even old toys can be magical.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"Comical trompe l'oeil spreads. . . . Whatley turns the story into a theater piece in which offstage antics appear front and center."  —Publishers Weekly on Wait! No Paint!

"In rich, full-bleed, two-page spreads, Whatley brings the protagonist and his secrets to life with quirky acrylic paintings in saturated greens, blues, and browns."  —Booklist on Clinton Gregory's Secret

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781864719932
Publisher:
Random House Australia
Publication date:
11/01/2012
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
10.98(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.16(d)
Age Range:
5 - 7 Years

Meet the Author


Bruce Whatley has illustrated more than 50 children's books, including Diary of A Wombat, and is the author of such titles as Clinton Gregory's Secret and Wait! No Paint! Ben Smith Whatley is an animator.

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