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"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" (Publication Summary).

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* Contents derived from the Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,:Allen and Unwin , 2015 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Hottest Boy Who Ever Lived, Anna Fienberg , Kim Gamble (illustrator), single work picture book children's

'The first time Minton saw him, Hector was shooting right out of a volcano! Hector is so very hot that only Minton can be near him, so how will he ever find more friends? This extraordinary tale for young children is from the creators of the Tashi books and the Minton Goes! series. Full colour illustrations throughout.' (Publication summary)

Minton Goes Sailing, Anna Fienberg , Kim Gamble , single work picture book children's

'Minton the spotty salamander has leapt out of The Hottest Boy Who Ever Lived to have his own adventures. Minton loves things that move—boats, planes, cars, and trucks. And he always finds just what he needs to make these vehicles. After each story, there are directions for making Minton’s favorite modes of transportation out of everyday kitchen materials such as margarine tubs, plastic bottles, corks, and skewers.

'Minton can’t wait to make a boat so that he and his friend Turtle can sail to an island on the horizon. There they meet Bouncer the acrobat, who has been stranded since she made the most gigantic, enormous jump and flew right out of the city and over the ocean.' (Publication summary)

Minton Goes Trucking, Anna Fienberg , Kim Gamble (illustrator), single work picture book children's

'Minton the spotty salamander has leapt out of The Hottest Boy Who Ever Lived to have his own adventures. Minton loves things that move—boats, planes, cars, and trucks. And he always finds just what he needs to make these vehicles. After each story, there are directions for making Minton’s favorite modes of transportation out of everyday kitchen materials such as margarine tubs, plastic bottles, corks, and skewers.

'After barely avoiding disaster in his car adventure, Minton decides to be a truck driver. And when there’s sand to move and building to be done, Minton and Turtle are ready for a hard day’s work. Minton makes a dump truck so he can work on a building site and uses it to create a wonderful and enormous sand construction.' (Publication summary)

Minton Goes Flying, Anna Fienberg , Kim Gamble (illustrator), single work picture book children's

'Minton loves things that move - boats, planes, cars, trucks. And he finds just what he needs to make them. Since Bouncer the acrobat has lost her bounce, Minton makes and aeroplane to fly her all the way back to the city. After reading the story, you can make Minton's aeroplane for yourself. Anna Fienberg and Kim Gamble have made many well-loved books ,including The Hottest Boy Who Ever Lived and the Tashi stories. You can sail the seas with Minton in Minton Goes Sailing.' (Publication summary)

Minton Goes Driving, Anna Fienberg , Kim Gamble (illustrator), single work picture book children's
Minton is desperate to go driving in a car, but first he has to use his ingenuity to construct one for himself.
Minton Goes Under, Anna Fienberg , Kim Gamble (illustrator), single work picture book children's

'The fifth adventure for Minton, the Salamander who loves building things that move. Minton has built himself a boat, an airplane, a car, a truck but now he wants to go home so he makes a submarine to take him and his friend Turtle back to their island. Turtle is afraid of deep-sea monsters and although they escape a shark, they surface near the North Pole. How will they get home from there? Includes instructions to build Minton's submarine out of household junk.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2015 .
      image of person or book cover 1596881141079794200.jpg
      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 272p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Published January 2015
      ISBN: 9781760111960

Works about this Work

Review : Minton Goes! Wendy Noble , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , April 2015;

— Review of Minton Goes! Anna Fienberg , 2015 selected work picture book
Review : Minton Goes! Wendy Noble , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , April 2015;

— Review of Minton Goes! Anna Fienberg , 2015 selected work picture book
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