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.
my son really enjoys this book and wants me to read it a couple of times before moving on to a different one. so i would say this was a great buy.Published 14 days ago by RMM
I like this book for my baby because the words have nice rhythm. It would also be good for a little older because it's educational. Read morePublished 28 days ago by Maureen N. Flanders
Gave this along with a Rocket toy for holidays. The book is still a staple at bedtime for this 2.5-3 year
We've read this book over and over (my boys are 3 and 4). Fun pictures and rhymes to inspire kids' imaginations.Published 1 month ago by Mary
I purchased a green toy rocket and then this book to go with it. My grandson carries the book all around and wants it read to him. Great purchase.Published 2 months ago by I Love Amazon!
We bought this as gift for our 3 year old nephew and he really enjoyed it. We paired the book with the Stomp Rocket Jr. Glow Kit.Published 2 months ago by FRS83