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.
Ant Parker studied drawing and printing at the Bath Academy of Art in England and has taught papermaking, printing and bookbinding workshops for children. Toddlers and parents around the globe have discovered the irresistible appeal of his wacky cartoon characters in Flashing Fire Engines, Terrific Trains, Dazzling Diggers, and Roaring Rockets. Other titles include Charlie the Chicken and Desmond the Dog.
Great book! We have the whole series and love them all! Perfect for 2-4 year old!Published 2 months ago by Patrick Jones
My son (who is 3) loves all of the books in this series. They are a great addition to any car or plane trip, and are staples for any transportation-loving young child.Published 2 months ago by Elizabeth Lewis
stupid book. about the level of a 3 year old who is not challenged.Published 2 months ago by S. Miller
I purchased multiple copies of this book to give as a gift with the Green Toys tug boat!! I did this for my grandchildren.... Read morePublished 5 months ago by K. D. Graver
These series of books are amazing! The illustrations are fantastic with so many engaging details! The story rhymes and is easy to read! Read morePublished 7 months ago by Kindle Customer