Amazing Animals: Ocean Odyssey by Tony Mitton


Amazing Animals: Ocean Odyssey by Tony Mitton

Children will love joining Bird, Mouse and Rabbit as they dive into the North Pacific Ocean to meet some truly amazing animals. From a playful pod of dolphins leaping in the waves to an awesome angler fish lurking in the deep, there's a different animal on every page, plus many additional creatures to spot along the way! This delightful picture-book series is the perfect introduction to some really wild animals. Each of The Amazing Animals books features simple, easy-to-read text and bright, fun illustrations of a variety of animals in their natural habitat.

About the Author

Tony Mitton

Tony Mitton was born in 1951 in North Africa, the son of a soldier. Until he was 9 he lived mostly in Africa, Germany and Hong Kong. He went to state boarding school in Suffolk and went on to do an English Literature degree at Cambridge University. He then trained to be an English teacher before making the switch to primary school teaching.

Tony worked as a primary school teacher between the ages of 25 to 49, but for the last 13 years of that period he taught part-time. During that period he began to spend 2 or 3 days a week working at his writing, and wrote poems and stories for school reading books and also for trade market books. He now writes full-time and visits lots of schools, libraries and events to talk about his work.

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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24 pages


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Publication date

2nd July 2010



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