The Dumpster Diver

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The Dumpster Diver
Written by Janet S. Wong
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763623806
ISBN-13: 9780763623807
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The Dumpster Diver

author: Janet S. Wong
illustrator: David Roberts

Anyone can dive for treasure in the ocean, but Steve dives for it in his neighborhood dumpster! As he delves into the trash each weekend, Steve encourages his young neighbors (aka the Diving Team) to see the potential in what other people throw away. With a little bit of imagination, trash can be transformed into treasure -- and as the Diving Team soon discovers, it might even help a friend in need.

One personís trash is another personsís treasure in this vivid picture-book ode to creative recycling -- and to loyal friends.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$16.99 / $19.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763623806 /  9780763623807
on sale date:
02/2007
type/format:
Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
5 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 3/4" x 11 5/16"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 3
 
subjects:
Action & Adventure; Lifestyles; Imagination & Play; Recycling & Green Living;
illustrator’s comments:
David Roberts is the author and illustrator of the Bertie books, as well as the illustrator of the Eddie Dickens trilogy by Philip Ardagh and of Little Red and Rapunzel, both by Lyn Roberts. He says, "I tend to like to have things in my illustrations that are old-fashioned or retro. For this book, I immediately thought of Sesame Street, and had an image of Oscar in his garbage can." He lives in London.
 
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