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)
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.
Cute, short story, but honestly just not one of my favorite kids' books.Published 29 days ago by Lanonymous
Not super informative but a cute, quick read to our space collection.Published 1 month ago by katmartinez
Love this book enough after buying it for my son that I've bought it for gifts as well.Published 1 month ago by Heather Beard
We got this for my nephew's 5th birthday, and it was a huge hit!! The kids had a blast with it. :)Published 1 month ago by J. Lawson