The Book of Diggers & Dozers
Hardcover ISBN: 0711243417
Join Cogz the Robot Dog and discover how DIGGERS, BULLDOZERS, and other BIG machines work! Cogz, and his mice sidekicks, Nutty and Bolt, are at a building site, looking at all the different parts of a digger. But how do they work? Discover all about hydraulics, learn about tractors and the jobs they can do, find out about the biggest machines ever made, and much more! Covering key STEM themes of engineering, physics, and inventions, and with a fun quiz to test your knowledge, this book will get your child engaged and hands-on with learning. Diggers Tractors Cranes Road Rollers Bulldozers Excavators Robot Diggers Perfect for vehicle-mad pre-schoolers, the Clever Cogz series lets you discover different vehicles, from space rockets to racing cars. Bite-sized text and colourful, informative illustrations introduce the transport topics in a simple, engaging way for young readers with a passion for machines.
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.
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.
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.
Fast & Slow
Hardcover ISBN: 1911171925
From the haunting Viking longships, to Native American log canoes, and onwards to Chinese Dragon Boats and pirate ships, to modern racing sailboats, Boats helps to tell the story of humankind in this artfully illustrated nonfiction picture book. Boats are one of the most important inventions in human history. With the ability to venture onto the waves, we have fished for food, crossed oceans, discovered new lands, and opened up trade around the world. From great warships to small kayaks, boats are a part of every culture with access to water, and are a testament to humankind's resourcefulness, curiosity, and thirst for adventure.
Includes 9 Giant Pull-out Pages
Hardcover ISBN: 1626869650
Set sail on an epic journey through maritime history, from early Viking voyages to marauding pirate galleons, from the ill-fated Titanic to modern aircraft carriers.Slide out the cross-sections and lift the flaps to look inside iconic ships and spot famous sailors, explorers, and adventurers such as Christopher Columbus, Roald Amundsen, and Blackbeard. Including great feats of nautical engineering and human endurance, social history, and global voyages, this interactive book takes readers on a adventure on the high seas.