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A Very, Very Noisy Tractor - by Mar Pavón (Hardcover)

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Highlights

  • Winner at the 2013 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards.
  • Moonbeam Children's Book Award (Illustrator) 2013 3rd Winner
  • 4-8 Years
  • 10.5" x 8.8" Hardcover
  • 28 Pages
  • Juvenile Fiction, Lifestyles

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About the Book



Winner at the 2013 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards

A fun, original tale that teach us to open our minds and free our spirits, seeing things the way a child sees them: as they really are.

Guided Reading Level: L, Lexile Level: 1040L



Book Synopsis



Winner at the 2013 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards. A fun, original tale that invites us to open our minds and free our spirits, seeing things the way a child sees them: as they really are.

A tractor came chugging down the road. Its noisy engine prevented its driver from hearing all the negative comments and reproaches people yelled as she drove past. Of course, considering the silly things some people say, sometimes it's better when there's lots and lots of noise! This funny woman, a farmer by profession, drove up and down with her trusty vehicle, looking empowered and proud of her job: agriculture. Many adult citizens she encountered along the way didn't understand the extravagance and the uniqueness of this special and original driver. However, when a child saw her and yelled "Hi there, lady on the tractor!", the tractor came to a halt and the lady turned off the motor and marveled at that freshness, that free spirit that only children transmit.



Review Quotes




"Mar Pavón and Nívola Uyá present an ingenious witty story that humorously vindicates the role of women in areas where it is still surprising to see them, such as agricultural work. A picture book that encourages readers to choose their destiny freely and without prejudice." --Canal Lector

"A Very, Very Noisy Tractor is an original and funny story with a playful text that inevitably brings to mind the well-known saying "Sticks and stones". It is that in situations like the one presented, only children, with their open mind and their free spirit, see things as they are and, for that very reason, they deserve to be heard." --Un periodista en el bolsillo




About the Author



Mar Pavón (Manresa, Spain, 1968) is a writer mainly dedicated to children's literature. Some of her extensive work is translated into English, French, Portuguese, Italian, German, Dutch, Chinese and Korean, among other languages. She has been honored with prestigious awards in the US, some of which were presented by the International Latino Book Awards. Her most significant work is Yeray Poeta, published following the birth of her son in 1996. Her most popular character is "Clucky the Hen", created in collaboration with the illustrator Mónica Carretero, winner of several awards and recognitions.

Alex Pelayo is a graduate of Bachelor of Fine Arts, specializing in Engraving (University of Chile, 2000). He is a cartoonist, illustrator, caricaturist, and web designer.

Nívola Uyà is a Spanish award-winning illustrator and visual artist, with a degree in Environmental Sciences. She loves nature as much as illustration and, whenever possible, combines both worlds. She makes illustrations for books, campaigns, audiovisuals and murals, as well as illustration and creativity workshops in many corners of the world, convinced that the creative process brings out the best in people and makes us more sensitive.

With a palette of luminous colors and a magical-realistic style, she likes to capture possible and optimistic worlds, that spread love and hope. She has more than a dozen illustrated albums published in English, Spanish, Catalan, Portuguese, German and Swahili, distinguished with several international awards, such as the Silver Medal at the Moonbeam Children's Book Awards for Best Illustrator, and Best Illustrated Album Award at the International Latino Book Awards and the selection Seal Chair of UNESCO for Reading.

Dimensions (Overall): 10.5 Inches (H) x 8.8 Inches (W) x .3 Inches (D)
Weight: .8 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Number of Pages: 28
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Lifestyles
Publisher: Cuento de Luz SL
Theme: Farm & Ranch Life
Format: Hardcover
Author: Mar Pavón
Language: English
Street Date: August 1, 2013
TCIN: 91093456
UPC: 9788415619659
Item Number (DPCI): 247-29-5315
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.3 inches length x 8.8 inches width x 10.5 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.8 pounds
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