All Aboard the London Bus
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Come Board the London Bus
and see the London sights with us.
At any time, hop off, explore
Then climb back on, and ride some more...
As a family of four spend a day exploring London, fun, child-friendly poems introduce readers to our wonderful capital city, and all its secrets. Well-known landmarks like Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and the London Eye, plus inescapable features like rain and taking tea, all get Patty Toht's witty treatment. Non-fiction facts provide more information about the poetry subjects, while rising star Sam Usher brings them to life with his signature style and humour. This gorgeous celebration of London will be loved by both tourists and those who call the city home.
A Journey Through Transportation
From Hot Lava to a Spy Rocket
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.
Popular Mechanics 101 Things That Go Fast
Planes, Trains and Automobiles You Can Make and Ride
These 101 classic projects from the pages of "Popular Mechanics" will bring out the kid in everyone Go full speed ahead with these wonderful things to build, from a Motor Car, Motorcycle-powered Catamaran, and Ferris Wheel to a Spring-propelled Toy Seam Engine and an entire Electric-Locomotive Model and Track System. You'll find Aquatic Pursuits; Winter Sports; and Backyard Shenanigans; as well as great Go-Go Gadgets and Games. And now the beautiful vintage illustrations that readers love appear in glorious full color, showcased in an oversize hardcover.
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See inside eight amazing trains with the master of cross sections, Stephen Biesty.
The best-selling, award-winning king of the cross section presents a selection of well-loved trains in this fact-filled lift-the-flap book. Look inside one of the first steam trains, a high-speed train of the future, and more to find out their inner workings. Stephen Biesty brings his fantastic immersive artwork to a younger age group in this interactive title with more than forty flaps to lift.
This title is full of facts and engaging pictures of rescue vehicles hard at work. The book features large photographs that reveal exciting details of how fire engines, ambulances, police cars, motorbikes, and helicopters really work.
Kids Meet the Emergency and Rescue Vehicles
Vroom vroom Beep beep Honk honk Woooop wooooop Make way for these emergency vehicles coming to the rescue
Kids Meet the Emergency Vehicles, the latest addition to the popular Kids Meet series, teaches kids in a fun and friendly manner about some common and unusual emergency vehicles including fire trucks, police cruisers, ambulances, rescue helicopters, motorbikes and more Kids will learn how the vehicles work, what their purposes are, about the heroic crews behind them, and the amazing rescues they respond to. Each spread features a different emergency vehicle complete with full color illustrations and a die cut. Fascinating images, simple dialogue, and personal narratives will keep kids engaged throughout the entire book
Big Book of Trains
Giant sized poster-like spreads and informative captions will keep imaginations soaring and eyes wide open with these amazing children's guides.
Fast & Slow
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.
All Kinds of Planes
All Kinds of Planes is your eye in the sky for some of the wildest, most imaginative aircrafts you've ever seen
Welcome to the wacky world of planes--from fighter jets to hot air balloons and hang gliders, there's just about every kind of air transportation you can imagine flying, both real and imaginary. Swedish illustrator Carl Johanson's fun follow-up to All Kinds of Cars
will have kids giggling over the craziest kinds of imaginary airplanes, all the while learning about real aircraft and seeing their many shapes, sizes, and colors.
All aboard for a legendary train ride
Climb aboard for an enthralling story of train history, from the invention of steam locomotives to the advanced technologies of high-speed rail. Slide out the extendable pages to explore carriages and lift up the flaps to see inside iconic trains and spot famous passengers. Including engineering feats, landmark inventions, social history, and global travel, this interactive book takes readers on a historic journey on the rails.