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Tony Mitton - Author

Tony Mitton has been writing since he was 9. He began writing specifically for children while working as a primary school and special needs teacher. He now works full-time as a writer and sometimes performs his poems in schools and libraries and other venues, mainly in the UK. His picture books include Down by the Cool of the Pool (with Guy Parker-Rees) and The Somethingosaur (with Russell Ayto).

He lives in a small house in the middle of Cambridge with his wife and two children, and a cat called Tiggy, who is definitely one of the family. Tony likes Cambridge but he and his wife often wish they'd settled somewhere where there are better places for walking, like cliffs and hills with good views of the landscape.

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Amazing Machines First Numbers
Tony Mitton - illustrated by Ant Parker
Counting from one to ten is great fun with this jolly, carefully thought-out board book. There's just one line of text on each page, short but interesting with some nicely onomatopoeic language (tractors chugging, fire trucks rumbling). This describes the...
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Format: Board book | Released 17/05/2018
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Amazing Machines First Words
Tony Mitton - illustrated by Ant Parker
This large format board book with its clever round tabs is a great first book to share with pre-school age children. Ten spreads take us to various locations – city, farm, airport and more. In each picture there are bright...
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Format: Board book | Released 17/05/2018
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Snow Penguin
Tony Mitton - illustrated by Alison Brown
A wonderful adventure for a bold little penguin is beautifully told in Tony Mitton's elegant and witty rhyming text. Determined to explore the world around him, the little penguin sets off in to the icy and watery landscape. Meeting whales...
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Format: Hardback | Released 16/11/2017
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Potter's Boy
Tony Mitton
Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2018 | The first novel by acclaimed poet Tony Mitton (winner of the CLPE Poetry Award - the only award for published poetry for children in the UK). Potter's Boy is a moving and...
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Format: Hardback | Released 02/11/2017
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Amazing Machines Tremendous Tractors
Tony Mitton - illustrated by Ant Parker
The ideal picture book series for fans of Top Gear - little or big!
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Format: Paperback | Released 08/05/2014
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Come into This Poem
Tony Mitton - illustrated by Caroline Holden
Reviewed and selected by our poetry expert, Liam Parkin: As an experienced children's poet, Tony Mitton's new collection is a feast of diverse poems ready to absorb any imagination – ‘who knows what you'll find?' With beautiful rhymes and...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/08/2011
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Amazing Machines
Tony Mitton
A Picture Book for kids that love Vehicles. Join a wacky animal crew for an action-packed tour of four amazing machines. Scoop and shovel with a dazzling digger, zoom to the moon in a roaring rocket and race to the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 29/05/2009
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Perky Little Penguins
Tony Mitton
Touching and informative, Perky little Penguins takes us to an snowy ice-capped heaven with lots of waddling black and white friends to swim, dive, jump around and play with. The illustrations by Guy Parker-Rees can't help but bring a smile...
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Format: Hardback | Released 02/08/2007
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Party Animals
Tony Mitton
Boogie along with the birds and beasts at monkey’s birthday. It’s a night of celebration; they’ll be dancing, dressing up, eating and drinking. An irresistible romp with dazzling illustrations on every page.
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/05/2007
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Tale Of Tales
Tony Mitton
Tony Mitton is an award-winning poet and this delightful collection of poems has been universally admired by all areas of the media. We absolutely loved the collection too. A magical quality pervades each and every poem with a dash of...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/01/2007
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Come to Tea on Planet Zum-zee
Tony Mitton
A loud, brash and fun-filled picture book that will introduce the idea of outer space and alien life. Toddlers will have a ball with the crazy creatures from Planet Zum Zee; so much so they’ll ask for it to be...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2006
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www.tonymitton.co.uk/

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