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Roaring Rockets (Amazing Machines) Paperback – September 15, 2000
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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.
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.
Top Customer Reviews
Warning for parents: the text rhymes and is pretty hokey: "Rockets take astronauts out to a place/that's strange and wonderful: silent space..."
Most Recent Customer Reviews
4 year old nephew loved it since he started to read he loves the book and the other stuff I got him.Published 18 days ago by Jordan Hill
Great book. We give it away as a birthday present along with a Stomp Rocket. Great for 4-8 year olds.Published 20 days ago by Shannon S.