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Ant Parker - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Ant Parker is known for his distinctive, vibrant work in books such as Charlie Chick. His artwork has been animated for BBC Children's TV and he illustrated the bestselling Amazing Machines picture-book series. His other titles include the pop-up counting book 10 Little Monsters, and an I Am Reading title: JJ Rabbit and the Monster. Ant lives in London.

Featured books by Ant Parker

Other books by Ant Parker

Charlie Chick Opposites

Charlie Chick Opposites

Author: Nick Denchfield Illustrator: Ant Parker Format: Board book Release Date: 16/05/2019

Lift the flaps and learn all about opposites with Charlie Chick! With stunning paper engineering by Nick Denchfield and wonderful illustrations by Ant Parker, Charlie Chick Opposites is the perfect book to teach your own little chicks! Discover more of Charlie Chick's adventures: Charlie Chick, Charlie Chick Wants to Play, Charlie Chick Learns to Fly, Charlie Chick Finds an Egg, Charlie Chick Counting and Charlie Chick Colours.

Amazing Machines: Awesome Ambulances

Amazing Machines: Awesome Ambulances

Author: Tony Mitton Illustrator: Ant Parker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/10/2018

A brand-new storybook in the perennially popular Amazing Machines series from Tony Mitton and Ant Parker - over 1 million copies sold to date! Turn on the siren and zoom down the streets with some animal paramedics in Awesome Ambulances, an action-packed picture book all about ambulances. Lively wordplay, vibrant art, plus a visual dictionary, make this title a must-have for bookshelves everywhere. This book is filled with humorous rhyming text by the award-winning poet Tony Mitton, which perfectly complements Ant Parker's bold, bright illustrations. A picture dictionary identifying ambulance parts builds vocabulary and makes learning about ambulances exciting and fun.

Amazing Machines: Patrolling Police Cars

Amazing Machines: Patrolling Police Cars

Author: Tony Mitton Illustrator: Ant Parker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/10/2018

A brand-new storybook in the perennially popular Amazing Machines series from Tony Mitton and Ant Parker - over 1 million copies sold to date! 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 everywhere. This book is filled with humorous rhyming text by the award-winning poet Tony Mitton, which perfectly complements Ant Parker's bold, bright illustrations. A picture dictionary identifying police car parts builds vocabulary and makes learning about police cars exciting and fun.

Charlie Chick Counting

Charlie Chick Counting

Author: Nick Denchfield Illustrator: Ant Parker Format: Board book Release Date: 03/05/2018

Learn to count with Charlie Chick! Lift the giant flaps to count the butterflies, cats, vegetables and more. With stunning paper engineering by Nick Denchfield and wonderful illustrations by Ant Parker, Charlie Chick Counting is the perfect book to teach your own little chicks to count from one to ten. Discover more of Charlie Chick's adventures: Charlie Chick, Charlie Chick Wants to Play, Charlie Chick Learns to Fly, Charlie Chick Finds an Egg.

Amazing Machines: Tough Trucks

Amazing Machines: Tough Trucks

Author: Tony Mitton Illustrator: Ant Parker Format: Board book Release Date: 05/04/2018

Amazing Machines: Cool Cars

Amazing Machines: Cool Cars

Author: Tony Mitton Illustrator: Ant Parker Format: Board book Release Date: 05/04/2018

Amazing Machines: Amazing Aeroplanes Anniversary edition

Amazing Machines: Amazing Aeroplanes Anniversary edition

Author: Tony Mitton Illustrator: Ant Parker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2017

Buckle up and take off to learn all about flying! Amazing Aeroplanes follows the animal crew as they become pilots, baggage handlers and air stewards. Each page is filled with details that machine-mad kids will love: the check-in desks, the flight-control tower, the landing gear and much more! This book is perfect for budding pilots or happy holidaymakers! From aeroplanes to fire engines, the internationally bestselling Amazing Machines series is the perfect way for preschoolers to learn about all sorts of vehicles! Each book introduces a new vehicle and the many jobs it can do. Bright, engaging artwork and simple, rhyming text combine to make these fantastic books for young children. Kids will love getting to know the friendly, animal characters who feature throughout the series and reading about their fast-paced adventures! There is also a page at the back of each book that features an amazing, annotated machine to teach kids all of the different vehicle parts. The Amazing Machines series is celebrating its twentieth anniversary in 2017 - the perfect opportunity to introduce a whole new generation of mini machine-lovers to these fantastic books!

Charlie Chick Wants to Play

Charlie Chick Wants to Play

Author: Nick Denchfield Illustrator: Ant Parker Format: Board book Release Date: 23/02/2017

Charlie Chick wants to play but he can't find his ball. Can you help him find it? Lift the flaps to see if it's in the pig sty, the kennel, the reeds or the hen house in this delightful book about friendship, farm animals and fun! With stunning paper engineering by Nick Denchfield and wonderful illustrations by Ant Parker, Charlie Chick Wants to Play is a sweet, funny story and an ideal way to learn about first animals and their homes. Discover more of Charlie Chick's adventures: Charlie Chick, Charlie Chick Learns to Fly, Charlie Chick Finds an Egg.

The Scary Bear

The Scary Bear

Author: Rose Impey Illustrator: Ant Parker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2006

Trying to find their way back to Earth, Scout and Ace meet a grumpy bear who lives in a barrel. When they invite him on board the Superstar, the bear soon has his eye on the Captain's chair...

JJ Rabbit and the Monster

JJ Rabbit and the Monster

Author: Nicola Moon Illustrator: Ant Parker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/10/2004

Strange footprints have appeared outside JJ Rabbit's burrow - there must be a monster on the loose! Mole, Owl and Squirrel crowd into their friend's burrow until morning...Only Owl is brave enough to look when they all hear some strange sounds in the middle of the night and discovers the mysterious monster is Badger, making 'footprints' with his heavy bundle. In the second story, JJ, Mole and Squirrel set off in search of an adventure. They walk for miles past fields of corn and cows, have sticky encounters with a muddy river bank and finally get lost in the dark - until Owl arrives to lead them safely home.

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