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About the book
  • Published: 15 October 2019
  • ISBN: 9781760894658
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $12.99

Elbow Grease




From superstar entertainer John Cena comes a new board book, based on his bestselling picture book about perseverance and believing in yourself, featuring a little monster truck named Elbow Grease!

From multi-talented mega celebrity John Cena comes this exciting story about the importance of believing in yourself and never giving up. Full of high-octane illustrations and a new character kids will cheer for, this fun and fast-paced book proves that a little Elbow Grease . . . can go a long way!

Meet Elbow Grease, a little monster truck with a big problem! He’s smaller than his four brothers, but wants to prove that he has the guts and the grit to do big things. He decides that entering the Demolition Derby is the perfect way to show everyone that what he lacks in horsepower he makes up for in gumption.

  • Pub date: 15 October 2019
  • ISBN: 9781760894658
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $12.99

About the Authors

John Cena

John Cena is a beloved entertainer and dedicated philanthropist. Inspired by Richard Scarry - one of his favorite children’s book creators - John wanted to tell a story for young readers that shared some important lessons he has learned over the years, such as never giving up whether you win or lose. They are lessons that helped form his personal credo: hustle, loyalty and respect.

Howard McWilliam

Howard McWilliam is a cover artist for the US and UK editions of the Week and has illustrated dozens of children’s novels and picture books, including the bestselling I Need My Monster. He lives in Cheltenham, England, with his wife, Rebecca, and three young sons. You can visit him at www.howardmcwilliam.com.


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