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Tony Mitton (1951–2022)

Autor/a de Down by the Cool of the Pool

169+ obres 10,972 Membres 117 Ressenyes 1 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Inclou aquests noms: Tony Mitton, Tony Mitton Illustra


Obres de Tony Mitton

Down by the Cool of the Pool (2001) 1,334 exemplars
Dinosaurumpus! (2002) 1,213 exemplars
Penguins to the Rescue (2007) 697 exemplars
Flashing Fire Engines (1998) 672 exemplars
Spooky Hour (2003) 657 exemplars
Tough Trucks (Amazing Machines) (2003) 351 exemplars
Busy Boats (Amazing Machines) (2002) 343 exemplars
Farmer Joe And The Music Show (2008) 223 exemplars
Cool Cars (Amazing Machines) (2005) 160 exemplars
Snowy Bear (2015) 155 exemplars
Amazing Animals: Rainforest Romp (2009) 139 exemplars
The Jungle Run (2011) 117 exemplars
Christmas Wishes (2007) 117 exemplars
All Afloat On Noah's Boat (2006) 107 exemplars
Plum (1999) 102 exemplars
Jolly Olly Octopus (2010) 75 exemplars
Where's My Egg? (Flip the Flap) (1998) 60 exemplars
Once Upon a Tide (2005) 40 exemplars
The Somethingosaur (2012) 39 exemplars
Goodnight Me, Goodnight You (2003) 37 exemplars
The Tale of Tales (2003) 36 exemplars
Come to Tea on Planet Zum-Zee (2005) 33 exemplars
What's the Time, Mr Wolf? (2000) 32 exemplars
The Underground Dance (2000) 32 exemplars
The Storyteller's Secrets (2009) 31 exemplars
A Very Curious Bear (2008) 31 exemplars
Curly and the Cherries (2000) 26 exemplars
Gnash, Gnaw, Dinosaur! (2009) 23 exemplars
Curly is Hungry (2000) 23 exemplars
Riddledy Piggledy (2004) 22 exemplars
Amazing Animals: Super Safari (2009) 22 exemplars
Amazing Machines (2003) 21 exemplars
Curly to the Rescue (2000) 19 exemplars
The Potter's Boy (2019) 15 exemplars
The Three Bears (Lighthouse) (1702) 14 exemplars
Fangtastic Raps (1999) 13 exemplars
Time for Dinner (1995) 13 exemplars
Monster Raps (1999) 13 exemplars
Wayland (2013) 12 exemplars
Tec and the Cake (2005) 12 exemplars
Robin Hood Raps (2001) 11 exemplars
The Seal Hunter (Everystory S.) (1998) 11 exemplars
Potter's Boy (2017) 11 exemplars
Party Animals (2007) 10 exemplars
The Night Before Christmas (2010) 10 exemplars
Royal Raps (Orchard Crunchies) (1997) 10 exemplars
Amazing Machines Jigsaw Book (2004) 9 exemplars
My Hat and All That (1600) 9 exemplars
Raps: Scary Raps (2000) 7 exemplars
Sir Laughalot (2010) 7 exemplars
Snowman (Smart Starts) (1996) 7 exemplars
Mr Marvel and the Car (1996) 7 exemplars
Let's Play ABC (1994) 7 exemplars
Mega Greek myth raps (2000) 7 exemplars
A Christmas Carol (2018) 6 exemplars
Snow Penguin (2018) 5 exemplars
Twist and Hop, Minibeast Bop! (2016) 4 exemplars
The Treasure Hunt (1997) 4 exemplars
Monster Party 4 exemplars
Puff the Pup (Collins Big Cat) (2011) 4 exemplars
Magic Food (1996) 4 exemplars
The Iron Horse (1997) 3 exemplars
Mr Marvel and the Cake (1998) 3 exemplars
The Robot (1996) 3 exemplars
Come Into This Poem (2011) 3 exemplars
The Model (Smart Starts) (1996) 3 exemplars
Naughty Kitten! (Smart Starts) (1997) 3 exemplars
Numbers 2 exemplars
SnowGhost (2020) 2 exemplars
Pip (2002) 2 exemplars
Excalibur the magic sword (2004) 2 exemplars
Jungle Jive (Elephant Joe) (2009) 2 exemplars
Lettuce for Lunch (1999) 2 exemplars
The Clown 1 exemplars
Amazing Machines―On The Move (2021) 1 exemplars
Pengwiniaid Sionc a Bywiog (2007) 1 exemplars
The Monkey King (Rhyme World) (1999) 1 exemplars
Mr Marvel and the dragon (1997) 1 exemplars
Mr Marvel and the hat (1996) 1 exemplars
At the Seaside 1 exemplars
Cheeky fish (1999) 1 exemplars
Mrs Barmy (Collins Pathways) (1994) 1 exemplars
The snowman 1 exemplars
Shiny Snow Machines (2022) 1 exemplars

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Miffy in the Snow (1964) — Traductor, algunes edicions117 exemplars
Miffy Goes Flying (1970) — Traductor, algunes edicions77 exemplars


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Cute but superficial Bildungsroman for teenagers. The writer was clearly influenced by Hermann Hesse's Siddhartha.
jd7h | Feb 18, 2024 |
Mx really liked this book and asked for it quite a few time. Ms was just along for the ride. Teaches about different animals found in the rain forest and has a search and find too.
Mx2018 | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | Feb 5, 2024 |
Wayland is a modern retelling of Wayland the Smith from a poem within the Poetic with exquisite woodcut artwork from John Lawrence.

The tale is simplified with its originally ambiguous ending made more happily ever after and told in alternating rhyming couplets.

It's a beautiful book and an impressive undertaking that seems to succeed in want it sets out to do, I'm just not sure exactly who it's for. It's written in a way that suggests it's a children's book, but deals with many adult themes, including an ongoing sexual liason between Wayland and Gunhild, the daughter of the king that imprisoned him, including illustrations, and the plot point of a picture and reveal of Wayland and Gunhild doing the sex carved into the skulls of her brothers, which their mother and father were unwittingly drinking from...

I think there is a sad and all to common 'remaining true to the original', despite other changes made, to classical and historical narratives without in anyway engaging with how much these stories rely on the backwards politics of when they were written. This means those 'modern' retellings are only modern in so far as their language and presentation and continue to put forth fucked ideas, which is one thing when it's presented to adults with an understanding of the source and context, but quite another when presented to kids. In before anyone tries to accuse me of trying to cancel Sæmundr, Snorri, Wayland, or Mitton. I don't even think the story elements need to be changed, I just think the passive way everything, beyond Wayland being seen as a pure and good hero because he was nice to his kidnapped bride and only orchestrated a situation where the princes killed each other, cut their heads off, carved their deaths and him making fuck berserker with the princess on their skulls and serving them to their parents, rather than killing them himself.

Also, what the fuck did the princess do to have him blow up her spot? Like, we never see her after hearing about their trysts. This revelation could be really bad for her. It's also really gross for 'haha I fucked your daughter' to be an own. I just think maybe don't serve ancient sexual politics to kids--of course people should talk to kids about this stuff if necessary and it's not an artist's responsibility to explain things to their audience...but I think it kinda is if you are making something for kids.

Look, it's pretty. It's kinda cute. I am OK with rhyming couplets up to a point, but this was way too much for me, and I have to say that I think Philip Pullman is somewhat to blame for how much this didn't hit for me with just delirious his quote on the cover is, "I've read nothing so enthralling for a long time". Get. Fucked.
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RatGrrrl | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Jan 5, 2024 |
Stories in rhyme
Let's dance
kmgerbig | Hi ha 14 ressenyes més | Apr 12, 2023 |



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