Minton Goes! The Complete Adventures of Minton and Turtle

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Authors
Anna Fienberg, Kim Gamble
Publisher
Allen & Unwin
Genre
Children’s Fiction
Released
01 January, 2015
ISBN
9781760111960

Minton Goes! The Complete Adventures of Minton and Turtle

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Synopsis

Minton loves anything that moves - boats, planes, cars, trucks, submarines and hot-air balloons - and he's always ready for action! His friend Turtle is not so brave, but together they have wild adventures. And you can make your own models of Minton's vehicles. Also, meet Hector, the Hottest Boy Who Ever Lived, who shot out of a volcano and is almost too hot to handle.

A Big Book of 7 adventure stories, from the creators of Tashi!'Minton makes everything seem possible. The kids will love this one.' West Australian
 
Anna Fienberg
About the author

Anna Fienberg

Anna Fienberg grew up in a house filled with books. Her mother was a teacher librarian who relished stories as much as chocolates. 'On Sunday mornings we'd all lie in bed with our books, lost in magical wardrobes, witches’ spells, genies’ magic... What we were going to read next was just as important in our family as what was for lunch!' says Anna.

Anna started writing stories when she was eight, but never imagined being an author. She studied psychology, fascinated by the dark world of dreams. She gave up counselling after an unfortunate incident with an enraged man and a chair (he missed!), began writing and scored the best job in the world. 'Working for School Magazine was a treat,' Anna says. 'I couldn't believe you could get paid for sitting back comfortably in your chair, cappuccino in hand, reading over a thousand books a year. Heaven!' Of course, as an editor she also had to write reviews and articles, stories and plays. One of those stories for School Magazine later became her first book.

Books by Anna Fienberg

Kim Gamble
About the author

Kim Gamble

Kim Gamble was born in Sydney. He moved around, trained as a teacher and worked in a variety of occupations before beginning, at the age of thirty-six, to illustrate stories for children. His first assignment was for the School Magazine, and he continued illustrating stories for the magazine for many years. It was there he met Anna Fienberg, with whom he has since produced more than twenty books, including The Magnificent Nose and Other Marvels, the Tashi series and Tashi picture books, the Minton series and a book close to his heart: Joseph. He worked with many authors and illustrated over seventy books in his career.

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