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    Roaring Rockets (Amazing Machines) (Paperback) By (author) Tony Mitton, Illustrated by Ant Parker

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    DescriptionAmazing Machines: Roaring Rockets by Tony Mitton and Ant Parker Rockets have power. They rise and roar. This rocket's waiting, ready to soar. Rockets carry astronauts with cool, white suits oxygen helmets and gravity boots. Blast off with more out-of-this-world couplets! This time it is machines that fly. In bright and bold illustrations that are as witty as the text, the animal crew roars and whizzes into outer space.


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    Title
    Roaring Rockets
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tony Mitton, Illustrated by Ant Parker
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 24
    Width: 198 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 3 mm
    Weight: 100 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780753453056
    ISBN 10: 0753453053
    Classifications

    BISAC V2.8: JUV001000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22000
    Libri: I-CI
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    Ingram Subject Code: CI
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 84
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JNF051010
    B&T General Subject: 211
    B&T Book Type: EN
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 629.475
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 629.47/5
    BISAC V2.8: JUV002000
    LC classification: TL782.5 .M53 2000
    Publisher
    Kingfisher
    Imprint name
    Kingfisher
    Publication date
    15 September 2000
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    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.
    Review quote
    Children's LiteratureInformational 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.