Amazing Airplanes

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Join our wacky animal crew for the flight of a lifetime! From the airport terminal to the flight deck, the zippy text and zappy art take children through how a plane flies, safety rules, in-flight entertainment and air traffic control. This action-packed picture book will delight all children who love things that go!

Rhyming text introduces air travel, from the airport to the flight deck, with ...

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Overview

Join our wacky animal crew for the flight of a lifetime! From the airport terminal to the flight deck, the zippy text and zappy art take children through how a plane flies, safety rules, in-flight entertainment and air traffic control. This action-packed picture book will delight all children who love things that go!

Rhyming text introduces air travel, from the airport to the flight deck, with information about how planes fly, safety rules, in-flight entertainment, and air traffic control.

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Publishers Weekly
Transportation is the name of the game in a quartet of titles. For preschool passengers, the paper-over-board Amazing Airplanes by Tony Mitton, illus. by Ant Parker, uses rhyming couplets to wax poetic about air travel ("The flight deck's where the captain/ and copilot do their jobs./ They both know how to fly the plane/ with all its dials and knobs"). A final page labels and describes plane and airport parts.
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For preschool passengers . . . uses rhyming couplets to wax poetic about air travel . . . A final page labels and describes plane and airport parts.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780753459157
  • Publisher: Kingfisher
  • Publication date: 9/28/2005
  • Series: Amazing Machines Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 24
  • Sales rank: 68,390
  • Age range: 3 - 5 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.14 (d)

Meet 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.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 19, 2012

    excellent books!

    These books are a must-have. My 2 1/2 year old son loves the Amazing Machines series. This book would be wonderful for a child that is getting ready to take their first flight.

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    Posted January 5, 2012

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