Children's Transportation
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All Aboard the Discovery Express
All Aboard the Discovery Express
Hardcover      ISBN: 1847809901
Welcome on board the Discovery Express! The year is 1937 and a conundrum is afoot: a professor on the verge of a brilliant discovery has disappeared. Can you help to solve the clues on this time-travelling adventure and track down the missing scientist? On your voyage, you'll travel the world, see some of the most important moments in the history of transportation, meet the most brilliant engineers of all time, and ultimately unveil the design of the world’s first jet engine! ?This interactive lift-flap adventure is sure to spark the imaginations of aspiring scientists and engineers everywhere.
The Book of Cars and Trucks
The Book of Cars and Trucks
Hardcover      ISBN: 1786036304
Join Cogz the Robot Dog and discover all about how cars, trucks and other big vehicles work, in this bright and fun STEM title. Cogz and his mice sidekicks, Nutty and Bolt, guide the reader through the workings of a car, looking closely at all the different parts. Covering key STEM themes of engineering, physics and inventions, and with a fun quiz to test young readers' knowledge, this book will get kids engaged and hands-on with learning. Perfect for vehicle-mad pre-schoolers, the Clever Cogz series lets young readers discover different vehicles, from space rockets to racing cars. Bite-sized text and colorful, informative illustrations introduce the transport topics in a simple, engaging way for young readers with a passion for machines.
Popular Mechanics 101 Things That Go Fast: Planes, Trains and Automobiles You Can Make and Ride
Popular Mechanics 101 Things That Go Fast
Planes, Trains and Automobiles You Can Make and Ride
Hardcover      ISBN: 1618370820
Features 101 projects that capture the self-sufficient spirit of the 1910s and 1920s, calling for raw materials and limited technology to complete such projects as attaching a sail to a bicycle and making a monorail sled.
Touch and Explore Construction
Touch and Explore Construction
School & Library      ISBN: 2408007941
Bumpy roads, rough wood beams, and smooth concrete—there's so much to discover in this Touch and ExploreTM book that's all about construction! Touch and ExploreTM, the critically acclaimed multisensory series created to encourage hands-on play and learning, invites children to find out about construction—and much more—right at the tip of their finger!
The Big Book of Trains
The Big Book of Trains
Hardcover      ISBN: 146545361x
Describes the locomotives, cars, tunnels, stations, and functions of such trains as freight trains, channel tunnel trains, bullet trains, mountain trains, and snow trains
Monster Truck Mountain Rescue!
Monster Truck Mountain Rescue!
Paperback      ISBN: 1682970434
Mouse and Monster Truck are driving home after a race, but the road is closed. A climber is stuck on the mountain but no one can reach her! Monster Truck to the rescue! It's time to get busy with machines that roar, whizz, vroom, and zoom! The stories feature a popular vehicle as the central character, and involve a group of animal characters in a supporting role. A detailed spread on different parts of the vehicle will help children understand what makes up the machines and will help familiarize them with vehicle vocabulary.
Inside Emergency Vechicles: Discover How Things Work
Inside Emergency Vechicles: Discover How Things Work
Paperback      ISBN: 1848106319
Airplane: And Other Airport Machines
Airplane
And Other Airport Machines
Hardcover      ISBN: 0789402114
An in-depth examination of the many vehicles that keep an airport running depicts many different types of aircraft from a variety of perspectives, and children can see how baggage is loaded and watch a plane taking off.
Big Book of Trains
Big Book of Trains
Hardcover      ISBN: 0789434369
Describes the locomotives, cars, tunnels, stations, and functions of such trains as freight trains, channel tunnel trains, bullet trains, mountain trains, and snow trains
A Journey Through Transportation: From Hot Lava to a Spy Rocket
A Journey Through Transportation
From Hot Lava to a Spy Rocket
Hardcover      ISBN: 160992956x
Follow The Link: A Journey Through Transportation takes the reader on a journey through a network of knowledge down the centuries. It explains how we figured out the way to unlock the materials found in nature and then put them to work to transport us wherever we want to go. Cold rocks were turned into hot metals, invisible forces were picked up by carved stone—and sand and soot were used to make the toughest spacecraft ever. Find out about lava bombs, lost cities, lodestones and magnets, how the pyramids were made, who invented the coach trip, and why plumbers are called plumbers in this fantastic journey through the history of transport.