Amazing Airplanes

Amazing Airplanes

Paperback Amazing Machines

By (author) Tony Mitton, Illustrated by Ant Parker

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  • Publisher: Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 24 pages
  • Dimensions: 193mm x 196mm x 5mm | 113g
  • Publication date: 15 September 2005
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0753459159
  • ISBN 13: 9780753459157
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Sales rank: 4,063

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Join our wacky animal crew for the flight of a lifetime! From the airport terminal to the flight deck, the zippy text and zappy art take children through how a plane flies, safety rules, in-flight entertainment and air traffic control. This action-packed picture book will delight all children who love things that go!

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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.

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Publishers WeeklyFor preschool passengers, the paper-over-board Amazing Airplanes by Tony Mitton, illus. by Ant Parker, uses rhyming couplets to wax poetic about air travel.