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Tony Mitton - Author

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Books by Tony Mitton

Amazing Machines: Tough Trucks

Amazing Machines: Tough Trucks

Author: Tony Mitton Format: Board book Release Date: 01/04/2018

Snow Penguin

Snow Penguin

Author: Tony Mitton Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/11/2017

In the frozen Antarctic, one curious little penguin decides to explore the ice and the snow and the sea. On his travels he sees two blue whales, a family of sea lions and a whole school of orca, but soon Penguin starts to miss his own family. Sometimes coming home is the best adventure of all. Told in rhyming couplets, this feel-good book is perfect for bedtimes and cuddle-up times. From bestselling author Tony Mitton, and beautifully illustrated by Alison Brown.

Potter's Boy

Potter's Boy

Author: Tony Mitton Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/11/2017

In a small village, a long time ago, young Ryo is desperate for excitement and adventure. When he sees a lone warrior chase bandits away from his home, he realises how he can find it. He learns the man is from a secret group of warriors known only as the `Hidden Ones'. He decides immediately that he is going to leave home, to train to become a fighter. Setting out on his journey to find his way in the world, Ryo will meet brave warriors, wise hermits, and heart- breaking tragedy. His quest and the people he meets along the way lead him to an understanding of what it means to follow his dream, and where his place in the world truly lies.

Pengwin yr Eira

Pengwin yr Eira

Author: Tony Mitton Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/10/2017

Amazing Machines: Roaring Rockets

Amazing Machines: Roaring Rockets

Author: Tony Mitton Format: Board book Release Date: 05/10/2017

Get ready for blast-off to learn all about rockets! Roaring Rockets follows the animal crew as they become astronauts heading to the Moon. Each page is filled with details that machine-mad kids will love: spacesuits, oxygen helmets, the lunar lander, and much more! From airplanes to fire engines, the internationally bestselling Amazing Machines series is the perfect way for children to learn about all sorts of vehicles! Each book introduces a new vehicle and the many jobs it can do. Bright, engaging artwork and simple, rhyming text combine to make these fantastic books for young children. Kids will love getting to know the friendly, animal characters who feature throughout the series and reading about their fast-paced adventures!

Amazing Machines: Amazing Aeroplanes

Amazing Machines: Amazing Aeroplanes

Author: Tony Mitton Format: Board book Release Date: 05/10/2017

Buckle up and take off to learn all about flying! Amazing Aeroplanes follows the animal crew as they become pilots, luggage handlers, and air stewards. Each page is filled with details that machine-mad kids will love: the check-in desks, the flight-control tower, the landing gear and much more! This book now in chunky board book format is perfect for budding pilots or happy holidaymakers! From aeroplanes to fire engines, the internationally bestselling Amazing Machines series is the perfect way for children to learn about all sorts of vehicles! Each book introduces a new vehicle and the many jobs it can do. Bright, engaging artwork and simple, rhyming text combine to make these fantastic books for young children. Kids will love getting to know the friendly, animal characters who feature throughout the series and reading about their fast-paced adventures!

Amazing Machines: Flashing Fire Engines

Amazing Machines: Flashing Fire Engines

Author: Tony Mitton Format: Board book Release Date: 01/10/2017

Flashing Fire Engines follows the animal crew as they become fire fighters. Climb on board the fire engine, ride along and learn how to put out fires to save the day! Every page of this chunky board book is full of the kind of detail that machine-mad toddlers love: the fireman's pole, the siren, the long ladder and much more! From aeroplanes to fire engines, the internationally bestselling Amazing Machines series is the perfect way for children to learn about all sorts of vehicles! Each book introduces a new vehicle and the many jobs it can do. Bright, engaging artwork and simple, rhyming text combine to make these fantastic books for young children. Kids will love getting to know the friendly, animal characters who feature throughout the series and reading about their fast-paced adventures!

Amazing Aeroplanes Sound Book A very noisy book

Amazing Aeroplanes Sound Book A very noisy book

Author: Tony Mitton Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/09/2017

Amazing Airplanes Sound Book is a fantastic, novelty addition to the bestselling Amazing Machines range. The perennially popular Amazing Airplanes picture book is now available for the first time in this exciting new format. Young children will love hearing the roar of the plane's engines, all the sounds of the airport, the pilot in his cockpit, and much more as they work through the book, discovering new sounds on every spread. The Amazing Machines picture books feature zippy wordplay and zappy art, perfect for entertaining mini motorheads. The much-loved animal characters that feature throughout the series return in this book as they arrive at the airport ready to board their plane. 2017 is the twentieth anniversary of the original Amazing Machines picture books, making this the perfect opportunity to engage a whole new generation of young machine-lovers!

Amazing Machines: Tough Trucks Anniversary edition

Amazing Machines: Tough Trucks Anniversary edition

Author: Tony Mitton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2017

Buckle up and start the engine to learn all about trucks! Tough Trucks follows the animal gang as they become truckers, rubbish collectors and construction workers. Each page is filled with details that machine-mad kids will love: the truck cabs, semitrailers, concrete mixers, tankers and more! From aeroplanes to fire engines, the internationally bestselling Amazing Machines series is the perfect way for preschoolers to learn about all sorts of vehicles! Each book introduces a new vehicle and the many jobs it can do. Bright, engaging artwork and simple, rhyming text combine to make these fantastic books for young children. Kids will love getting to know the friendly, animal characters who feature throughout the series and reading about their fast-paced adventures! There is also a page at the back of each book that features an amazing, annotated machine to teach kids all of the different vehicle parts. The Amazing Machines series is celebrating its twentieth anniversary in 2017 - the perfect opportunity to introduce a whole new generation of mini machine-lovers to these fantastic books!

Amazing Machines: Marvellous Motorbikes

Amazing Machines: Marvellous Motorbikes

Author: Tony Mitton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2017

Zoom down the street with some cool animal bikers in this cheerful picture book all about motorbikes. Lively wordplay, vibrant art, plus a visual dictionary, make this title a must have for bookshelves everywhere. This book is filled with lively rhyming text by the award-winning poet Tony Mitton that perfectly complements Ant Parker's bold, bright illustrations. A picture dictionary identifying motorbike parts builds vocabulary and makes learning about motorbikes exciting and fun. The Amazing Machines series is celebrating its twentieth anniversary in 2017 - the perfect opportunity to introduce a whole new generation of mini machine-lovers to these fantastic books!

Amazing Machines: Dazzling Diggers Anniversary edition

Amazing Machines: Dazzling Diggers Anniversary edition

Author: Tony Mitton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2017

Put your wellies on and get ready to learn all about diggers! Dazzling Diggers follows the animal team as they dig, scoop, shovel and shift. Each page is filled with details that machine-mad kids will love: bulldozers, caterpillar tracks, cement and lots of mud! From aeroplanes to fire engines, the internationally bestselling Amazing Machines series is the perfect way for preschoolers to learn about all sorts of vehicles! Each book introduces a new vehicle and the many jobs it can do. Bright, engaging artwork and simple, rhyming text combine to make these fantastic books for young children. Kids will love getting to know the friendly, animal characters who feature throughout the series and reading about their fast-paced adventures! There is also a page at the back of each book that features an amazing, annotated machine to teach kids all of the different vehicle parts. The Amazing Machines series is celebrating its twentieth anniversary in 2017 - the perfect opportunity to introduce a whole new generation of mini machine-lovers to these fantastic books!

Amazing Machines: Hovering Helicopters

Amazing Machines: Hovering Helicopters

Author: Tony Mitton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2017

Hover in the air with some wacky animal pilots in this cheerful picture book all about helicopters. Lively wordplay, vibrant art, plus a visual dictionary, make this title a must have for bookshelves everywhere. This book is filled with lively rhyming text by the award-winning poet Tony Mitton that perfectly complements Ant Parker's bold, bright illustrations. A picture dictionary identifying helicopter parts builds vocabulary and makes learning about helicopters exciting and fun. The Amazing Machines series is celebrating its twentieth anniversary in 2017 - the perfect opportunity to introduce a whole new generation of mini machine-lovers to these fantastic books!

Amazing Machines: Terrific Trains Anniversary edition

Amazing Machines: Terrific Trains Anniversary edition

Author: Tony Mitton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2017

All aboard! Get ready to learn all about trains! Terrific Trains follows the animal crew as they become train drivers, conductors and passengers as they journey on the rails. Each page is filled with details that machine-mad kids will love: steam engines, tunnels, signalling systems and much more. From aeroplanes to fire engines, the internationally bestselling Amazing Machines series is the perfect way for preschoolers to learn about all sorts of vehicles! Each book introduces a new vehicle and the many jobs it can do. Bright, engaging artwork and simple, rhyming text combine to make these fantastic books for young children. Kids will love getting to know the friendly, animal characters who feature throughout the series and reading about their fast-paced adventures! There is also a page at the back of each book that features an amazing, annotated machine to teach kids all of the different vehicle parts. The Amazing Machines series is celebrating its twentieth anniversary in 2017 - the perfect opportunity to introduce a whole new generation of mini machine-lovers to these fantastic books!

Amazing Machines: Amazing Aeroplanes Anniversary edition

Amazing Machines: Amazing Aeroplanes Anniversary edition

Author: Tony Mitton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2017

Buckle up and take off to learn all about flying! Amazing Aeroplanes follows the animal crew as they become pilots, baggage handlers and air stewards. Each page is filled with details that machine-mad kids will love: the check-in desks, the flight-control tower, the landing gear and much more! This book is perfect for budding pilots or happy holidaymakers! From aeroplanes to fire engines, the internationally bestselling Amazing Machines series is the perfect way for preschoolers to learn about all sorts of vehicles! Each book introduces a new vehicle and the many jobs it can do. Bright, engaging artwork and simple, rhyming text combine to make these fantastic books for young children. Kids will love getting to know the friendly, animal characters who feature throughout the series and reading about their fast-paced adventures! There is also a page at the back of each book that features an amazing, annotated machine to teach kids all of the different vehicle parts. The Amazing Machines series is celebrating its twentieth anniversary in 2017 - the perfect opportunity to introduce a whole new generation of mini machine-lovers to these fantastic books!

Amazing Machines Cool Cars Activity Book

Amazing Machines Cool Cars Activity Book

Author: Tony Mitton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/02/2017

This interactive early learning activity book is packed full of cars! Cars that are big and shiny and whizz and zoom. Cars that can zip and chase and race. Cars with pedals and wheels and seat belts to buckle up. Preschool children will love the activity pages-- there are counting, matching, drawing, writing, colouring and lots of other activities, as well as two pages of stickers to use. Inside the front and back covers are press-out play pieces that little fingers can use to build their very own cool car!

Amazing Machines Terrific Trains Activity Book

Amazing Machines Terrific Trains Activity Book

Author: Tony Mitton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/02/2017

This interactive early learning activity book is packed full of trains! Trains that huff and puff and rattle and rush. Trains that can rumble over bridges and through tunnels. Trains with rails and wheels and coaches to carry people across the world. Preschool children will love the activity pages-- there are counting, matching, drawing, writing, colouring and lots of other activities, as well as two pages of stickers to use. Inside the front and back covers are press-out play pieces that little fingers can use to build their very own terrific train!