Imported from USA
“Informational 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.”
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.