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!
Ant Parker is known for his distinctive, vibrant work in books such as Charlie Chick. His artwork has been animated for BBC Children's TV and he illustrated the bestselling Amazing Machines picture-book series. His other titles include the pop-up counting book 10 Little Monsters, and an I Am Reading title: JJ Rabbit and the Monster. Ant lives in London.
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).