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When new neighbours move in next door, Eddie is disappointed that there is a new friend for his sister but not for him. But then Tom needs help putting up shelves in the kitchen and asks Eddie to help him as his little girl and Eddie's sister explore the garden together. Soon Eddie is learning to use a saw and hammer and is screwing in hooks to hang cups. Eddie's sister hates bathtime, so Eddie uses some leftover wood to make her a boat to play with in the bath. Next day, as the two families share a picnic lunch in the garden, a cat attacks a sparrow trying to eat the crumbs from the table. So Eddie and Tom decide to build a bird table for the sparrows to eat in safety. Soon Eddie is making and mending all sorts of things around the house. This delightful story about two families becoming friends as seen through Eddie's eyes also includes practical instructions to make some of the things Eddie learns to make. A delightful companion to Eddie's Kitchen and Eddie's Garden, this book will appeal to all children fascinated by tools and making things, and to fans of 'Bob the Builder'.
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SARAH GARLAND is a much-loved author/illustrator who has published more than 40 books. The daughter of a publisher and illustrator, she trained as a typographer at the London College of Printing. She has written many books for children, and also books for adults on herbs and their uses. She lives in Chedworth, Gloucestershire. Her books for Frances Lincoln are Eddie's Garden and Eddie's Kitchen; Going to Playschool (9781845077204), Doing the Garden (9781845077211), Going Swimming (9781845077228), Coming to Tea (9781845077235), Going Shopping (9781845077259), Doing Christmas (9781845077242), Having a Picnic (9781845077266) and Doing the Washing (9781845077273); Billy and Belle (9781845070380); Dashing Dog (9780711219119); Polly's Puffin (97818447800275), Pass It, Polly (9781847800282) and Zoom (9781845073466).Review:
'This delightful story ... will appeal to all children fascinated by tools and making things.' ReadingZone '[Contains] warm and reassuring positive messages about single parent and different families and relationships' ReadingZone Sarah Garland has a wonderful ability to depict family life as it really is Parents in Touch 'Delightful and inspiring.' Children's Book of the Week. Sunday Times 'Gets the kids engaged! Practical activities and how to do them are at the heart of this attractive picture book.' -- Julia Eccleshare LoveReading4Kids
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Book Description Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, 2012. Condition: Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP74220634
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GORX009068914
Book Description Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2012. Paperback. Condition: Good. Ex Library book in good condition. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Seller Inventory # mon0009018732
Book Description Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd, 2012. Paperback. Condition: Fine. Some slight shelf wear, otherwise a new and unread book. Shipped from the UK within 2 business days of order being placed. Seller Inventory # mon0000045932