Marvellous Motorbikes (Amazing Machines)
|Author:||Tony Mitton; Ant Parker (Illustrator)|
|Series:||Amazing Machines Ser.|
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!
Tony Mitton has been writing since he was 9. He began writing specifically for children while still working as a primary school teacher. He now works full-time as a writer and sometimes performs his poems in schools and libraries. His picture books include Down by the Cool of the Pool (with Guy Parker-Rees) and The Somethingosaur (with Russell Ayto). 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, andRoaring Rockets. Other titles include Charlie the Chicken and Desmond the Dog.