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  • 4 stars across 66 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    21st August 2006

    Super Submarines

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    1st January 2007

    Tough Trucks

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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 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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