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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.

  • Amazing Machines Big Bulldozers
    • Amazing Machines Big Bulldozers

    • Amazing Machines
      Tony Mitton, Ant Parker
      Kingfisher

    • Amazing Machines: Big Bulldozers follows the animal team as they become bulldozer operators and help out on a building site. Each page is filled with details that machine-mad kids will love.

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      • Physical Book
  • Amazing Machines: Remarkable Robots
    • Amazing Machines: Remarkable Robots

    • Amazing Machines
      Tony Mitton
      Kingfisher

    • Amazing Machines: Remarkable Robots follows the animal team as they encounter all kinds of droids and robots, from mini vacuums to self-driving cars and rovers on Mars! Each page is filled...

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      • eBook
  • Amazing Machines: Colossal Cranes
    • Amazing Machines: Colossal Cranes

    • Amazing Machines
      Tony Mitton, Ant Parker
      Kingfisher

    • Amazing Machines: Colossal Cranes follows the animal team as they encounter all the jobs cranes carry out on a busy, bustling building site. Each page is filled with details that machine-mad kids...

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      • Physical Book
      • eBook
  • Amazing Machines: Rescue Vehicles
    • Amazing Machines: Rescue Vehicles

    • Amazing Machines
      Tony Mitton
      Kingfisher

    • Emergency! To the rescue! Join some cool animal characters as they drive their rescue vehicles across the city in this lively book that contains three different emergency vehicle stories featuring...

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  • Awesome Ambulances
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    • Awesome Ambulances

    • Amazing Machines
      Tony Mitton; Ant Parker
      Kingfisher

    • Turn on the siren and zoom down the streets with some animal paramedics in this cheerful picture book all about ambulances. Lively wordplay, vibrant art, plus a visual dictionary, make this title...

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      • Physical Book
  • Patrolling Police Cars
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    • Patrolling Police Cars

    • Amazing Machines
      Tony Mitton; Ant Parker
      Kingfisher

    • Patrol the streets with some cool animal drivers in this cheerful picture book all about police cars. Lively wordplay, vibrant art, plus a visual dictionary, make this title a must-have for bookshelves...

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      • Physical Book
  • Amazing Machines: First Numbers
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    • Amazing Machines: First Numbers

    • Amazing Machines
      Tony Mitton; Ant Parker
      Kingfisher

    • A bright and colorful counting book from the team who brought you the bestselling Amazing Machines series.

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      • Physical Book
  • Amazing Machines: First Words
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    • Amazing Machines: First Words

    • Amazing Machines
      Tony Mitton; Ant Parker
      Kingfisher

    • A bright and colorful first words book from the team who brought you the bestselling Amazing Machines series.

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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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      • Physical Book
  • Amazing Airplanes Sound Book
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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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      • Physical Book
  • 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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  • Marvelous Motorcycles
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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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      • Physical Book
  • Amazing Machines Roaring Rockets Activity Book
  • 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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      • Physical Book
  • 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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      • Physical Book
  • 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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      • Physical Book
  • 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 is the...

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  • Amazing Machines: Big Truckload of Fun
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    • Amazing Machines: Big Truckload of Fun

    • Amazing Machines
      Tony Mitton, Illustrated by Ant Parker
      Kingfisher

    • Ten favorite storybooks inside one fantastic truck! The bestselling Amazing Machines series of picture storybooks is available in a fabulous box set. With 10 mini storybooks inside,...

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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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      • Physical Book
  • Amazing Airplanes
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    • Amazing Airplanes

    • Amazing Machines
      Tony Mitton; Ant Parker
      Kingfisher

    • Buckle up to learn all about flying! Amazing Airplanes follows the animal crew, as they become pilots, baggage handlers, and air stewards. Each page is filled with details that machine-mad...

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      • Physical Book
      • eBook
  • 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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      • Physical Book
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.