Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Amazing Machines

These picture books are perfect for any preschooler who loves machines. From airplanes to rockets to tractors, these critically acclaimed picture books are full of fun rhyming text, bright artwork, and wacky animal characters that will engage and delight young children as they learn about machines. Each book includes a helpful illustrated glossary of technical words to help build vocabulary.

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Amazing Machines Jigsaw Book
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Amazing Machines Jigsaw Book

Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton; Ant Parker
Kingfisher

Come along on five journeys to piece together your favorite amazing machines!

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Amazing Machines Cool Cars Activity Book

Amazing Machines Cool Cars Activity Book

Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton
Kingfisher

This interactive early learning activity book is packed full of airplanes! Airplanes that are are fast, big, and heavy. Airplanes that can zoom and soar and go whoosh through the skies. Airplanes...

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Amazing Machines Terrific Trains Activity Book

Amazing Machines Terrific Trains Activity Book

Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton
Kingfisher

This interactive early learning activity book is packed full of trains! Trains that huff and puff and rattle and rush. Trains that can rumble over bridges and through tunnels.Trains with rails and wheels...

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High-flying Helicopters
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High-flying Helicopters

Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton; Ant Parker
Kingfisher

Hover in the air with some wacky animal pilots in this cheerful picture book all about helicopters. Spirited wordplay, vibrant art, plus a visual dictionary, make this title a must have for bookshelves...

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Amazing Machines Amazing Airplanes Activity book

Amazing Machines Amazing Airplanes Activity book

Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton
Kingfisher

This interactive early learning activity book is packed full of airplanes! Airplanes that are are fast, big, and heavy. Airplanes that can zoom and soar and go whoosh through the skies. Airplanes...

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Amazing Machines Flashing Fire Engines Activity Book

Amazing Machines Flashing Fire Engines Activity Book

Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton
Kingfisher

This interactive early learning activity book is packed full of fire engines! Fire engines that are noisy, strong, and fast. Fire engines that can put out fires and rescue people. Fire engines with...

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Amazing Machines Tough Trucks Activity

Amazing Machines Tough Trucks Activity

Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton
Kingfisher

This interactive early learning activity book is packed full of diggers! Diggers that are are noisy, strong, and big. Diggers that can carry and push and dig. Diggers with shovels to scoop and lift,...

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Super Submarines
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Super Submarines

Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton; Ant Parker
Kingfisher

Explore an underwater world with Rabbit, Bird, and Mouse in this marine adventure all about submarines. Zippy wordplay, zappy art, plus a visual dictionary, make this title a must have for bookshelves...

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Cool Cars
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Cool Cars

Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton; Ant Parker
Kingfisher

From luxury limousines to speedy sports cars, Amazing Machines: Cool Cars features a wide variety of automobiles-- all driven by kooky animal characters. Lively rhyming text by the award-winning...

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Amazing Machines Story Box
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Amazing Machines Story Box

Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton
Kingfisher

Amazing Machines Story Box by Tony Mitton The bestselling Amazing Machines series is now available in this charming carry along story box set. With five paperback books inside, this collection...

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Amazing Airplanes
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Amazing Airplanes

Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton; Ant Parker
Kingfisher

Amazing Machines: Amazing Airplanes by Tony Mitton and Ant Parker

Join our wacky animal crew for the flight of a lifetime! From the airport terminal to the flight deck, the zippy text and zappy...

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Busy Boats
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Busy Boats

Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton; Ant Parker
Kingfisher

Sail boats, row boats, ferry boats and speedboats: find them all and discover how they work in this fun-filled picture book. Then take a cruise on an ocean liner, crewed by our favorite animal characters,...

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Tremendous Tractors
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Tremendous Tractors

Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton; Ant Parker
Kingfisher

Fun animal farmers show readers how their crops are planted and harvested using tractors, trailers, plows, and other farm machines.

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Tough Trucks
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Tough Trucks

Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton; Ant Parker
Kingfisher

Take to the road with a trio of animal truckers. From dump trucks to garbage trucks, there are lots of hard-working vehicles to learn about.

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Amazing Machines
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Amazing Machines

Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton; Ant Parker
Kingfisher

Whizzing and whistling, rumbling and grumbling, sloshing and squelching, flashing and crashing- the witty and wacky animal crew is back with four amazing machines all ready to leap from the pages...

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Amazing Machines Book and Toy Box
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Amazing Machines Book and Toy Box

Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton; Ant Parker
Kingfisher

Four colorful toy vehicles, ready to roll into action, accompany this colorful, entertaining and informative paperback. Kids will love to play along with these exciting stories about a day in the...

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Terrific Trains
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Terrific Trains

Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton; Ant Parker
Kingfisher

Amazing Machines: Terrific Trains by Tony Mitton

Big Trains, small trains, old trains, and new, rattling and whistling -- Choo, choo, choo! Preschoolers will chuckle as a wacky animal crew...

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Flashing Fire Engines
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Flashing Fire Engines

Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton and Ant Parker
Kingfisher

Flashing Fire Engines (Amazing Machines) by Tony Mitton and Ant Parker

"Big Bold fire engines, waiting day and night, Ready for a rescue or a blazing fire to fight. As soon as there's a fire...

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Dazzling Diggers
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Dazzling Diggers

Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton; Ant Parker
Kingfisher

Dazzling Diggers (Amazing Machines) by Tony Mitton and Ant Parker

Diggers are noisy, strong, and big. Diggers can carry and push and dig. Diggers have shovels to scoop and lift, blades that...

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Roaring Rockets
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Roaring Rockets

Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton; Ant Parker
Kingfisher

Amazing Machines: Roaring Rockets by Tony Mitton and Ant Parker

Rockets have power. They rise and roar. This rocket's waiting, ready to soar. Rockets carry astronauts with cool, white suits...

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About the author

Tony Mitton

TONY MITTON was born in Tripoli, North Africa, and grew up in Africa, Germany, Hong Kong, and England. He divides his time between teaching and writing children's books. He lives in Cambridge, England.

Tony Mitton

Ant Parker

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.