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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: 2 - 4 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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Simple rhyming prose

4

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

Sydney and Kosovo

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Great series

4

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.

Adelaide

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Roaring Rockets

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Children's LiteratureInformational books don't have to be boring, and this book is a good example of one that is well done...Children will delight in the word play as they join a trio of wacky animals as they blast off into space. Children's Literature Informational books don't have to be boring, and this book is a good example of one that is well done...Children will delight in the word play as they join a trio of wacky animals as they blast off into space. "Children's Literature"" "Informational books don't have to be boring, and this book is a good example of one that is well done...Children will delight in the word play as they join a trio of wacky animals as they blast off into space." --Children's Literature

ISBN: 9780753453056
ISBN-10: 0753453053
Series: Amazing Machines
Audience: Children
For Ages: 2 - 4 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 24
Published: 15th September 2000
Publisher: Kingfisher
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.1 x 19.8  x 0.3
Weight (kg): 0.09