- Warning: Not suitable for children under 36 months
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This Cranky the Crane stands at a height of 28 cm, with a wooden main body and stand. Cranky's real magic comes from his fully functioning crane mechanism. The first of two separate red levers easily enable little railway engineers to rotate Cranky around 360 degrees. The second lever then lowers Cranky's hoist up and down to load and unload the cargo. The loading itself all happens courtesy of an exceptionally strong magnet, the power of which means that Cranky doesn't have to be perfectly positioned beside his cargo for your little engineer to gain job satisfaction. Naturally Cranky the Crane comes complete with his own cargo goods train with magnetic cargo.
All of this good clean pulley, lever and magnet fun does of course mean that as well as being a delightful toy, Cranky is a wonderful introduction to the world of early science and working machines.
Cranky's body detaches from the crane tower. Beware that to re-install correctly it is important that the two flat-edged grooves of crane tower and body are aligned. This is very easy to do but also easy to overlook and incorrect assembly will stop Cranky functioning properly.
A particularly good accessory to any wooden train set, Cranky the Crane combines fun, education and a lovable character to boot. Ideal for children aged 3 to 6 years old. --Victoria Mackenzie
Ideal for little ones who are in a train phase. I bought a few of these, to give as gifts too. my own son loved his so much he slept with it!Published 12 months ago by r geldenhuys
Our grandson loves this and it fits in with the rest of his Thomas collection. Would buy this again as a present for a 3-year-old.Published 18 months ago by donwales
My Nephew wanted this and loved it. This was a great Christmas present especial as it does all it says on the box.Published 20 months ago by Blossom
He's lovely and fits nicely at the side of the train track the magnet is just strong enough to pick upPublished 21 months ago by Mrs. P. L. Clements
This has been a definate hit with my 3 + 4 year old boys. They can play with it for very long periods. It is very sturdy. Read morePublished 21 months ago by JulesB
My son loved it !! Well made goes very well with with his big jigs track. It's bigger then we thought but very pleased.Published 22 months ago by Fab
Lovely solid well made toy 2.5 year old has had endless fun and it has added greatly to his wooden tomas train set. Read morePublished on 29 Dec 2011 by Donna
This wooden cranky is fab, it comes with a truck and some cargo. It is well made and is a good addition to any train set.Published on 26 Dec 2011 by Mrs P