Tony Mitton is a widely anthologized children's poet, as well as a
teacher and performing poet. His Royal Raps won the 1997
Nottinghamshire Libraries/Dillons Children's Book Award. His recent
collection of poetry, Plum, won the Publishers Weekly 2003 Cuffies
Award for Best Book of Poetry. Tony teamed with illustrator Ant
Parker on several books, including Dazzling Diggers,
Roaring Rockets, and Terrific Trains.
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.
"Learning about submarines can be fun with the help of this brightly illustrated book intended for primary readers...Whether this book resides in a classroom or is part of a home library, youngsters will be entertained as they become acquainted with the interesting world of submersibles." --Children's Literature