Author(s): Ant Parker
Young children will love this shiny, large-format board book! From racing cars to speed boats, each spread features a different vehicle zooming along at full throttle. Simple but informative text tells a bit about the vehicle, and labels for key parts will help machine-mad toddlers build vocabulary.
Tony Mitton is a popular children's poet, whose The Red and White Spotted Handkerchief was the winner of the 2000 Smarties Prize and whose Royal Raps 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. His other titles include collections of poetry for older children. 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 best-selling Amazing Machines picture book series, the pop-up counting book 10 Little Monsters, and an I Am Reading title: JJ Rabbit and the Monster.