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  • 5 stars across 74 books
    Tony Mitton is a popular children's poet, whose The Red and White Spotted Handkerchief (Scholastic) was the winner of the 2000 Smarties Prize and whose Royal Raps (Orchard) won the 1997 Nottinghamshire Libraries/Dillons Children's Book Award. He has written a number of picture books including Bumpus Jumpus Dinosaurumpus and Down By the Cool of the Pool (both Orchard). His other titles include collections of poetry for older children, Plum and Pip (both Scholastic). He lives in Cambridge. Ant Parker is known for his distinctive, vibrant work in books such as Big Fish, Little Fish, which was animated for BBC Children's TV, Charlie the Chicken, and Desmond the Dog, which featured as a Waterstones Book of the Month (all Macmillan). For Kingfisher he has illustrated the pop-up counting book 10 Little Monsters as well as an I Am Reading title: JJ Rabbit and the Monster. Ant lives in London.
    1st October 2007

    Amazing Machines: Terrific Trains

    A trio of wacky animals invite readers to hop aboard and learn all about trains. From steam trains to diesel trains, all... More

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    1st May 2014

    Amazing Machines: Amazing Aeroplanes: Amazing Machines 1

    From aeroplanes to fire engines, the internationally bestselling Amazing Machines series is the perfect way for presch... More

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    27th February 2014

    Charlie Chick

    Charlie is a little chick with a big appetite! Young readers will love seeing his enormous feet, huge mouth and ma... More

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    5th March 1999

    Roaring Rockets

    In Roaring Rockets, a trio of animal astrona uts invite children to come along with them on a trip to the moon - making ... More

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    21st August 2006

    Super Submarines

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    1st January 2007

    Tough Trucks

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    1st October 2007

    Amazing Machines: Dazzling Diggers

    Get the scoop on diggers in this picture book with playful art, animal drivers and a brilliant picture dictionary. The e... More

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    1st October 2007

    Amazing Machines: Brilliant Boats

    Come aboard with a crew of wacky animal sailors in this bright and breezy picture book. Machine-mad pre-schoolers will l... More

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    4th June 2007

    Amazing Machines: Flashing Fire Engines

    Jump aboard the fire engine in this picture book with playful art, brave animal firefighters and a brilliant picture dic... More

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    1st May 2014

    Amazing Machines: Tremendous Tractors: Amazing Machines 3

    From aeroplanes to fire engines, the internationally bestselling Amazing Machines series is the perfect way for presch... More

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    2nd July 2015

    Charlie Chick Goes to School

    Charlie is a little chick with a BIG personality! Join him as he gets ready for school. Young readers will love seeing... More

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    1st January 2001

    Cool Cars

    From a sporty racing car and a luxurious limousine to a busy taxi and a zippy convertible, this picture book will deligh... More

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    2nd July 2010

    Amazing Animals: Fantastic Forest

    Young children will love joining Bird, Mouse and Rabbit as they hike through a North American evergreen forest to meet... More

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    15th June 2017

    Amazing Machines: Dazzling Diggers: Anniversary edition

    Put your wellies on and get ready to learn all about diggers! Dazzling Diggers follows the animal team as they dig, sc... More

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    15th June 2017

    Amazing Machines: Amazing Aeroplanes: Anniversary edition

    Buckle up and take off to learn all about flying! Amazing Aeroplanes follows the animal crew as they become pilot... More

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    2nd January 2012

    Tough Trucks

    Trucks are tough and sturdy. They take on heavy loads, then thunder on their giant tyres down long and heavy roads. Rumb... More

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    1st May 2014

    Amazing Machines: Flashing Fire Engines: Amazing Machines 2

    From aeroplanes to fire engines, the internationally bestselling Amazing Machines series is the perfect way for presch... More

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    29th May 2009

    Amazing Machines: Tough Trucks

    Trucks are tough and sturdy. They take on heavy loads, then thunder on their giant tyres down long and heavy roads. Rumb... More

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    1st May 2014

    Amazing Machines: Terrific Trains: Amazing Machines 4

    From aeroplanes to fire engines, the internationally bestselling Amazing Machines series is the perfect way for presch... More

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    19th May 2016

    Amazing Machines Roaring Rockets Activity Book

    This interactive early learning activity book is packed full of rockets! Rockets that are are noisy, strong and big. ... More

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    28th June 2016

    Charlie Chick Learns To Fly

    Charlie Chick is a little chick with a big attitude. Today he is determined to learn how to fly. He's trying very ... More

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    23rd February 2017

    Charlie Chick Wants to Play

    Charlie Chick wants to play but he can't find his ball. Can you help him find it? Lift the flaps to see if it's in the... More

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    15th June 2017

    Amazing Machines: Tough Trucks: Anniversary edition

    Buckle up and start the engine to learn all about trucks! Tough Trucks follows the animal gang as they become truc... More

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    27th June 2017

    Charlie Chick Finds an Egg

    Charlie is a little chick who has found a big egg! What could be inside? He gives it a little tap with his beak. W... More

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    4th June 2007

    Amazing Machines: Roaring Rockets

    Zoom to the moon with a trio of animal astronauts in this lively picture book. Readers are invited along on a lunar expe... More

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    3rd July 2009

    Amazing Animals: Rainforest Romp

    Creature-crazy young children will love joining Bird, Mouse and Rabbit as they trek through the South American rainfor... More

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    3rd July 2009

    Amazing Animals: Super Safari

    Young children will love hopping into a jeep and joining Bird, Mouse and Rabbit as they go on safari across the African ... More

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    1st January 2010

    Amazing Machines: Flashing Fire Engines

    Jump aboard the fire engine and join a band of brave animal firefighters in this exciting picture book. Zippy wordplay, ... More

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    29th May 2009

    Amazing Machines

    Join a wacky animal crew for an action-packed tour of four amazing machines. Scoop and shovel with a dazzling digger, zo... More

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    15th September 2003

    Tough Trucks

    Keep on trucking with Amazing Machines Take to the road with our favourite animal characters to discover lots of differe... More

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    4th June 2007

    Tremendous Tractors

    Climb aboard a tractor with a trio of friendly farmers in this playful picture book. Covering everything from planting s... More

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    15th September 2003

    Tremendous Tractors

    Get stuck in with our zany animal characters on a fun-filled countryside! From ploughing and sowing, to threshing and ha... More

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    3rd September 2007

    The Amazing Machines: Truckload of Fun

    This work contains the following "Amazing Machine" titles: "Amazing Aeroplanes"; "Brilliant Boats"; "Cool Cars"; "Dazzli... More

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    18th March 2002

    Amazing Machines: Amazing Aeroplanes

    Join the wacky animal crew for the flight of a lifetime. From the airport to the flight deck, including how the plane fl... More

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    4th June 2007

    Amazing Machines: Amazing Aeroplanes

    Join a wacky animal crew for the flight of a lifetime! From check-in and take-off, to in-flight entertainment and landin... More

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    7th July 2008

    Big Shiny Machines: On The Farm

    Young children will love this shiny, large-format board book! From ploughs and harrows to tractors and combine harvester... More

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    1st May 2008

    Big Shiny Machines: On the Go

    Young children will love these BIG and SHINY board books featuring silver foil throughout! From a passenger train to a j... More

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    7th July 2008

    Big Shiny Machines: Racing Along

    Young children will love this shiny, large-format board book! From racing cars to speed boats, each spread features a di... More

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    1st May 2008

    Big Shiny Machines: Hard At Work

    Young children will love these BIG and SHINY board books! From a fire engine racing to the rescue to a cement mixer at a... More

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    17th February 2006

    Charlie Chick Large Format Bind-Up

    Charlie is a little chick with a BIG appetite! Young readers will enjoy this special, large-format edition of the well-l... More

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    18th April 2008

    Penelope the Piglet

    Penelope is a very messy little piglet - she gets dust all over her curly whirly tail, and scraps of food all over her s... More

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    1st January 2011

    Muddle Builders

    'Meet the Muddle Builders - you're sure to be impressed, On every job, big or small, they really are the best!' Another ... More

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    7th August 2009

    Amazing Machines: Amazing Aeroplanes

    A plane is big and heavy, yet it climbs up really high. It zooms along the runway and soars into the sky! Jet above the ... More

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    1st January 1996

    It's Teatime

    A board book offering big pictures of familiar objects. This Baby's Day Book is diecut to the shape of a beaker to indic... More

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    24th October 1997

    Desmond the Dog

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    1st February 2000

    Flashing Fire Engines

    Join the brave animal firefighters as they rush up to blazing buildings, hose down sizzling flames and save the day usin... More

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    19th May 2003

    Amazing Machines

    All children are fascinated by diggers, trains and things that go! This is one of a series of picture books. Each has zi... More

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    18th October 2004

    JJ Rabbit and the Monster

    Strange footprints have appeared outside JJ Rabbit's burrow - there must be a monster on the loose! Mole, Owl and Squirr... More

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    2nd February 2007

    Muddle Races

    Join the craziest animals ever as they take part in the Mountain Rally - a fantastic Formula-1 style race! This amazing ... More

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    1st September 2007

    Muddle Space

    This incredible space-themed book features seventeen intergalactic magnets and four amazing magnetized activity spreads.... More

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    1st June 2006

    The Scary Bear

    Trying to find their way back to Earth, Scout and Ace meet a grumpy bear who lives in a barrel. When they invite him on ... More

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    1st June 2006

    A Cat, a Rat and a Bat

    Trying to find their way back to Earth, Scout and Ace have to land and refuel. But there is a hungry space monster swall... More

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    1st April 2005

    Kissing Frogs

    Trying to find their way back to Earth, Scout and Ace land on the planet Frogonia. They find a frog princess under a spe... More

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    15th June 2017

    Amazing Machines: Terrific Trains: Anniversary edition

    All aboard! Get ready to learn all about trains! Terrific Trains follows the animal crew as they become train driv... More

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    15th June 2017

    Amazing Machines: Marvellous Motorbikes

    Zoom down the street with some cool animal bikers in this cheerful picture book all about motorbikes. Lively wordplay... More

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    2nd January 2012

    Amazing Machines: Amazing Aeroplanes

    Jet above the clouds with a loopy animal crew in this exhilarating picture book. Zippy wordplay, zappy art, plus a pictu... More

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    2nd January 2012

    Cool Cars

    Cars are really handy for getting us around. They whizz about on busy roads and make a zoomy sound. Cruise down the stre... More

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    15th June 2017

    Amazing Machines: Hovering Helicopters

    Hover in the air with some wacky animal pilots in this cheerful picture book all about helicopters. Lively wordplay, ... More

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    5th October 2017

    Amazing Machines: Amazing Aeroplanes

    Buckle up and take off to learn all about flying! Amazing Aeroplanes follows the animal crew as they become pilots, lugg... More

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    10th July 2018

    Charlie Chick Goes On Holiday

    Charlie Chick is going on holiday. He's packed a rubber ring, a bucket, a spade, and a huge kite. But what will he... More

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    2nd January 2012

    Amazing Machines: Tremendous Tractors

    Tremendous, chuggy tractors, so sturdy and so strong, connecting up to farm machines and pulling them along. Climb aboar... More

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    2nd January 2012

    Flashing Fire Engines

    Jump aboard the fire engine and join a band of brave animal firefighters in this exciting picture book. Zippy wordplay, ... More

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    18th October 2018

    Amazing Machines: Awesome Ambulances

    A brand-new storybook in the perennially popular Amazing Machines series from Tony Mitton and Ant Parker - over 1 mi... More

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    18th October 2018

    Amazing Machines: Patrolling Police Cars

    A brand-new storybook in the perennially popular Amazing Machines series from Tony Mitton and Ant Parker - over 1 mi... More

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    1st April 2018

    Amazing Machines: Tremendous Tractors

    Tremendous, chuggy tractors, so sturdy and so strong, hitching up to farm machines and pulling them along.... More

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    5th April 2018

    Amazing Machines: Cool Cars

    Cars are really handy for getting us around. They whiz along on busy roads and make a zooming sound.... More

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