The Garbage Guy

byELIZABETH MARY CUMMINGSIllustratorJohanna Roberts

Paperback | April 8, 2016

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"The garbage guy wears a bright, bright shirt

With the name of our town on his broad, broad back

And a wide brimmed hat that goes on just like that

And he whistles through his teeth as he cleans up the dirt."

Meet 'The Garbage Guy'! He lives in “Verityville. He works hard all day long to keep the town clean and tidy! The Garbage Guy really cares for the environment and all the people in it. He sweeps, lifts, cleans and picks up all the litter left behind. Whether he is on the big truck and or having a break with his friends 'The Garbage Guy' has a happy smile and a great positive attitude to life. This delightful picture book with a local community theme will delight readers of all ages. Written through the eyes of a young child the reader follows the life of a garbage guy and discovers how with a positive attitude and a care for the world around him, one person can make a difference to the lives of others.

As a life-long book worm and a primary teacher, Elizabeth is passionate about developing children's reading skills as it is the key to all learning as well as the key to creative imagination and an escape from reality. It is a chance to see the world through others' eyes and develop endless amazing possibilities. Originally from UK, E...
Title:The Garbage GuyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 8 × 8 × 0.11 inPublished:April 8, 2016Publisher:Elizabeth CummingsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911076264

ISBN - 13:9781911076261


Editorial Reviews

"This is a wonderfully poetic book that encourages children to looks at what others do for them. I wish everyone cared for the environment like the garbage guy in this book"Chris, former garbage guy"It made me cry"year 11 student"We need more guys like him"Michael local Coogee resident"He's so funny and it's so true - they really do clean the ladies' loos"Jasmine local Coogee resident"I can't wait to read the next story"Fiona, local Maroubra resident