Super Submarines
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Super Submarines

3.97 of 5 stars 3.97  ·  rating details  ·  33 ratings  ·  7 reviews
This adventurous picture book is the tenth title in this critically acclaimed series for toddlers by the poet Tony Mitton and the illustrator Ant Parker. Young readers climb aboard a super submarine with Mouse, Rabbit, and Bird and learn what submarines do, how they do it, what makes them go down, and how they come back up again. Appealing artwork complements the lively rh...more
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published September 15th 2006 by Kingfisher (first published August 21st 2006)
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My 4-year-old likes the books in the "Amazing Machines" series. They are short, rhyming, and teach small things about the "machine".

In this book he learned:
"To travel down, it takes in water until its tanks are full.
The weight of water gives the submarine a downward pull."

The propeller makes it go, the hydroplanes steer it up and down, the rudder steers it left or right.

"The periscope can poke above the waves to peer around,
but farther down, the submarine depends on sonar sound."

The crew has a...more
Helen Kumpel
Super Submarines is a great book to help children learn about the crew, where they sleep, how the submarine can go down so far down into the water and come back up, how they steer, and how they can see when they are below the water. Great glossary in the back with descriptions of the submarine and also different types of submarines.
Nancy Jo Lambert
We love all the Amazing machines books! These wonderfully illustrated and fun rhyming text books are great to share with young children!
I liked it for the detailed information about subs, but it's didn't appeal to my daughter. Good gift for a boy, though.
Jul 09, 2009 Alicia rated it 4 of 5 stars
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This is a cute little rhyming book with basic information about submarines.
This was a fun rhyming book that also taught me about submarines.
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