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Trevor The One-Eyed Tractor

Trevor The One-Eyed Tractor

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Trevor the One-Eyed Tractor is John’s first children’s poetry book, which will appeal to both boys and girls. Written in a humorous style, this book will interest young children who are learning to read and will be especially useful for bedtimes and reading aloud with parents.

Written in simple verse, children will become active participators in the story by learning the sounds made by the animals Trevor meets along his journey. The repetition of key lines also makes it easy and enjoyable for children to repeat the poem aloud. Such an engaging book will ensure reading remains a fun and valuable activity for all.

Where this picture book differs is its Welsh influence, subtly appealing to a Welsh target market. Colourfully illustrated by Hannah Reilly, the characters are brought to life in an amusing way. With brown and white cows wearing Welsh National shawls and sheep with French berets and onions, adults and children alike will enjoy Trevor’s adventures and the characters he meets.

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About the Author

John Davies was born and raised in Port Talbot, South Wales into a mining family, and began writing in 2002 when he retired after thirty years as a chemist with BP Chemicals, Baglan Bay. John says that he only started writing for children after his granddaughter, Freya, was born in 2010. John now has a second granddaughter - Freya's sister, Ayla, born in February 2013. He has previously published works with a strong Welsh influence, including Hewl: Stori Geraint Griffiths and Chester to Chepstow. He has also published a poetry collection, How to be a Dog. His children's books include Trevor the One-Eyed Tractor and the 'Darren' series: Darren the Dragon, Darren and the Draaken, Darren and Derwyn and Darren and the Duke of Darkness. John intends to concentrate on these genres, as he believes they satisfy his childish nature!

Cafodd John Davies ei eni a’i fagu ym Mhort Talbot, De Cymru. Yr oedd ei deulu yn lowyr. Dechreuodd ei gwaith ysgrifenedig ar ôl y geni ei wyres, o’r enw Freya.

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Book Details

  • Author: John Davies
  • 28 pages
  • Publication Date: 31/03/2012
  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-9530785-9-2