Blast off for out-of-this world fun with machines that fly. In bright and bold illustrations that are as witty as the text, the animal crew roars and whizzes into outer space
Rockets have power. They rise and roar. This rocket's waiting, ready to soar. Rockets carry astronauts with cool, white suits oxygen helmets and gravity boots. Blast off with more out-of-this-world couplets This time it is machines that fly. In bright and bold illustrations that are as witty as the text, the animal crew roars and whizzes into outer space.
About The Author
Tony Mitton is a widely anthologized children's poet, as well as a teacher and performing poet. His Royal Raps won the 1997 Nottinghamshire Libraries/Dillons Children's Book Award. His recent collection of poetry, Plum, won the Publishers Weekly 2003 Cuffies Award for Best Book of Poetry. Tony teamed with illustrator Ant Parker on several books, including Dazzling Diggers, Roaring Rockets, and Terrific Trains.
About The Illustrator
Ant Parker studied drawing and printing at the Bath Academy of Art in England and has taught papermaking, printing and bookbinding workshops for children.
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Series: Amazing Machines
For Ages: 3 - 5 years old
Number Of Pages: 24
Published: 15th September 2000
Dimensions (cm): 16.33 x 20.22 x 0.28
Weight (kg): 0.1