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Tough Trucks by Tony Mitton


Tough Trucks by Tony Mitton

From rubbish trucks to concrete mixers, from tippers to tankers, this jolly picture book includes all different types of trucks. Machine-mad pre-schoolers can go along on a fantastic truck ride, learning about where the drivers eat and sleep while they are on the road. An audio CD attached to the inside back cover allows children to listen to the story and follow along with page turn cues. This popular picture book series makes learning about vehicles more fun than ever before. Each of the Amazing Machines books features lively rhyming text and bold, bright pictures of fun animal characters. A picture dictionary at the back of every book helps build vocabulary. Four Amazing Machines with CD were published in June 2007, and a further six titles will be published in October 2007.

About the Author

Tony Mitton is a popular children's poet, whose The Red and White Spotted Handkerchief (Scholastic) was the winner of the 2000 Smarties Prize and whose Royal Raps (Orchard) won the 1997 Nottinghamshire Libraries/Dillons Children's Book Award. He has written a number of picture books including Bumpus Jumpus Dinosaurumpus and Down By the Cool of the Pool (both Orchard). His other titles include collections of poetry for older children, Plum and Pip (both Scholastic). He lives in Cambridge. Ant Parker is known for his distinctive, vibrant work in books such as Big Fish, Little Fish, which was animated for BBC Children's TV, Charlie the Chicken, and Desmond the Dog, which featured as a Waterstones Book of the Month (all Macmillan). For Kingfisher he has illustrated the pop-up counting book 10 Little Monsters as well as an I Am Reading title: JJ Rabbit and the Monster. Ant lives in London.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st October 2007


Tony Mitton

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Kingfisher Books Ltd an imprint of Pan Macmillan


Mixed media product
Contains 1 Paperback and 1 CD-Audio
24 pages


Early learning / early learning concepts
Picture books



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