Krupp Digging Machine
Paperback ISBN: 1628323094
Curious minds are always interested in what's the biggest and the best, and in a status-driven world, this becomes all-important to even the youngest among us! Now That's Big! offers a high-interest introduction to the sizes, speeds, features, and purposes of some of the world's largest vehicles and machines. Each title includes a brief history and forecasts what the future might hold for these unique crafts. At the end, a comparative pictorial diagram sets the machine or vehicle against other objects or animals to illustrate its relative size and proportions. A high-interest introduction to the size, speed, and purpose of one of the world's largest excavators, including a brief history and what the future holds for the Krupp Digging Machine.
Paperback ISBN: 1628325046
From the heavy blades of bulldozers to the hauling bodies of dump trucks, heavy machinery and equipment have long been used in construction and demolition alike. Appealing to future builders, mechanics, and engineers, this new series explores the continued use of six Amazing Machines. Detailed photos and STEM-appropriate text examine the featured machine's parts, functions, variations, and worksites. Each book also includes a labeled pictorial diagram of variations of the machine. A basic exploration of the parts, variations, and worksites of cranes, the tall moving machines. Also included is a pictorial diagram of variations of cranes.
A Journey Through Transportation
Hardcover ISBN: 168297152x
A factual picture book packed with engaging illustrations and fun information is designed for shared or independent reading and includes coverage of a wide variety of transportation vehicles, from early wheeled carts to the speedy cars of today.
Crossing on Time
Steam Engines, Fast Ships, and a Journey to the New World
Hardcover ISBN: 1596434775
The internationally best-selling creator of The Way Things Work brings his signature meticulous research and artistic detailing to the history and craft of the steamship, in a personal tribute that touches on such subjects as the invention of steam power and the life of engineer William Francis Gibbs.
Ultimate Book of Airplanes and Airports
Hardcover ISBN: 9791027603039
The Ultimate series is a worldwide success because it offers readers an intriguing close-up view of their subject with lots of opportunity for hands-on interaction with flaps, tabs, pop-ups, and more! What better subject than airplanes and airports, endlessly fascinating to children of all ages—from the detailed instruments of a Boeing 747 cockpit to the mysterious innards of a baggage carousel, The Ultimate Book of Airports delivers absorbing information and hours of fun. It's the perfect book to prepare young readers for a first flight!