Tony Mitton

Highly-respected poet Tony Mitton has written many titles for children, including the picture books illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees: 'Bumpus Jumpus Dinosaurumpus!', 'Down by the Cool of the Pool', 'Spookyrumpus' (winner of the Sheffield Book Prize, the Dundee Book Award and the Portsmouth Book Award) and 'Jolly Olly Octopus'. Tony spends his time writing, giving poetry performances and visiting primary schools. Tony lives in Cambridge.