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Anna Fienberg and Kim Gamble have also created The Hottest Boy who every Lived and the Minton Goes! series.

The Hottest Boy who Ever Lived

Minton makes his first appearance here and meets Hector, a boy so hot that only Minton can be near him.

Hector is no longer bone-achingly lonely with Minton around but will he find more friends? When Minton and Hector are swept away to the cold, snowy lands, life takes an unexpected turn...

Minton Goes! series

Cars, trucks, boats, planes, submarines - Minton the salamander loves anything that moves, and he's always ready for action!

His friend Turtle is not so brave, but together they have wild adventures.

The Minton books are great for the younger brothers and sisters of Tashi fans – children of around 4 to 6. There are 2 stories in each book and full colour illustrations throughout.

For kids colour in Minton here
For all the family – build Minton's boat together, using everyday objects found around the house. Download the instructions here
For Teachers notes for using the Minton books with Grades 1 and 2 are available here.

 

The Hottest Boy who Ever Lived

The Hottest Boy who Ever LivedThe Hottest Boy who Ever Lived


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?

One day a storm sweeps Hector and Minton far away to the cold snowy lands, where they meet Gilda, a cool Viking adventurer, and life changes forever...

Look inside the book

 

The Minton Goes! Books

Minton Goes! Sailing & FlyingMinton Goes! Sailing & Flying

Minton liked the beach life. And he loved to make things. But he also wanted to explore.
'Who do you think lives on that island over there?' Minton asked Turtle one day.
'A monster that eats rocks? No one I'd like to meet, that's for sure,' said Turtle.
Find out what happens when Minton and Turtle set sail, and take to the skies. Then follow the instructions at the end of the book to make your own boat or plane from everyday objects.

Minton Goes! Driving & TruckingMinton Goes! Driving & Trucking

Minton wanted to build a car. When he'd lived on an island by the beach, it was easy to find what he needed to make things. But where would you start in the city?
Find out what happens when Minton and Turtle zoom through town and operate a dump truck. Then follow the instructions at the end of the book to make your own car or truck.

 

Minton Goes! Underwater & Home At Last Minton Goes! Underwater & Home At Last

Minton was going to make a submarine. He knew he could do it, and he was itching to make a start.
But his friend, Turtle, shook his head.
'Are you crazy?' he said. 'Travel under the water? Down to the slimy bottom?'
Find out what happens when Minton and Turtle explore the deepest ocean, and soar above the clouds. Then follow the instructions at the end of the book to make your own submarine or hot-air balloon.

 

 

 

 

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