PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2017
Age range 0 to 5Alf and his digger arrive on the back of a lorry. There's lots to do at the building site and the digger is soon moving huge mounds of earth. Benedict Blathwayt's award-winning illustrations are full of detail which are guaranteed to stimulate the interest of very young children (ages 0-5) and help develop their powers of observation.
Benedict Blathwayt spent much of his youth, childhood and early years of married life on Mull. He has written and illustrated over 50 picture books for Julie MacRae, Walker Books, Hutchinson, OUP and Rex Fox, among others, and his work has appeared in 14 languages. He won the Smarties Prize in 1988 for Tangle and the Firesticks.