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Roaring Rockets : Amazing Machines Series - Tony Mitton

Roaring Rockets

Amazing Machines Series

By: Tony Mitton, Ant Parker (Illustrator)

Paperback

Published: 15th September 2000
For Ages: 3 - 5 years old
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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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4.0

Simple rhyming prose

By Tash

from Sydney and Kosovo

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings

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    • Younger Readers

    Comments about Roaring Rockets:

    Very simple. Since my 3 year old loves rockets, he loves this book.

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    4.0

    Great series

    By 20 books a day!

    from Adelaide

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    Pros

    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Well Written

    Cons

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      Comments about Roaring Rockets:

      My 4 year old son loves this series. Easy to read rhyming book with great illustrations. It is not the best in the series but still very good.

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      ISBN: 9780753453056
      ISBN-10: 0753453053
      Series: Amazing Machines
      For Ages: 3 - 5 years old
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 24
      Published: 15th September 2000
      Dimensions (cm): 16.33 x 20.22  x 0.28
      Weight (kg): 0.1