Children's Transportation
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Machines in Motion: The Amazing History of Transportation
Machines in Motion
The Amazing History of Transportation
School & Library      ISBN: 1547603372

Every day, all over the world, people travel: short trips or great, long voyages, moving slowly and steadily or racing along at super-fast speeds. They make their trips in cars, trains, planes, ships and on bikes-and some people have even blasted off in rockets But how did these vehicles become what we know now?

With intricately illustrated timelines, this book takes readers on a journey through the developmental history of various modes of transportation - from chariots to electric cars, dugout canoes to ocean liners, cable cars to bullet trains, and the many iterations in between. The fascinating stories behind each of these machines join together to reveal a comprehensive history of how new and inventive forms of transportation have built off one another to change our world.

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.
The Truck Book
The Truck Book
Paperback      ISBN: 0307100510

Describes in simple rhymes the work of different kinds of trucks, such as fire trucks, snowplows, and garbage trucks.

Kids Meet the Emergency and Rescue Vehicles
Kids Meet the Emergency and Rescue Vehicles
Hardcover      ISBN: 1604334681

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
All Aboard the London Bus
All Aboard the London Bus
School & Library      ISBN: 1847808573
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.
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

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.

The Ultimate Construction Site Book
The Ultimate Construction Site Book
Hardcover      ISBN: 2848019840
Experience the sounds, sights, and activity of a construction site: A crane lifts steel bars for a skyscraper, a tunnel boring machine digs underground... Best of all, lots of flaps, popups, pull-tabs, and rotating wheels bring trucks, bridges, and structures to life. Readers will learn how roller coasters are built, see a circus tent get transported and set up, and help construction workers complete huge engineering projects. Any child who has interested in how things are made will adore this extraordinary look at construction sites.

- Supersized spreads feature marvelously detailed illustrations that just beg to be pored over again and again
- More than 60 interactive flaps, tabs, and more to keep kids engaged
- A captivating adventure that brings the world of construction sites and the magic of books to life in young minds

Fans of How Things Work will also enjoy the stunning details and interactive fun of The Ultimate Construction Site Book.

- Great family read-aloud book
- Books for kids ages 5-8
- Books for preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school children
Emergency Vehicles
Emergency Vehicles
by Unknown
Hardcover      ISBN: 1407136518

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.

Cars
Cars
Hardcover      ISBN: 2408007909
ALLAbout: Cars is all about the four-wheeled vehicles that take us everywhere

Vroom, vroom . . . let's go With lots of movable parts and exciting facts, this interactive book engages children though hands-on learning. Turn a wheel to see cars of yesteryear, pull a tab to wash a car, or help fill it with gas. There's much to learn and do in this introductory book for young car fans

- Comprehensive pages feature lots of moveable parts
- Bright, charming illustrations inspire readers to discover and learn
- Fascinating adventure that brings the world of cars to life

Fans of ALLAbout: Cars will also enjoy the other books in the series including Farm and Space.
- Fun family read-aloud book
- Books for 3 to 5 years old
- Books for preschool and kindergarten
Ultimate Sticker Book: Things That Go: More Than 250 Reusable Stickers
Ultimate Sticker Book: Things That Go
More Than 250 Reusable Stickers
by DK
Paperback      ISBN: 1465447202

Packed with activities -- from matching the tire to the correct vehicle to piecing together the jigsaw stickers to make a truck -- Ultimate Sticker Book: Things That Go contains more than 250 reusable stickers of kids' favorite planes, trains, and automobiles. Featuring race cars, classic cars, motorcycles, and more, fun facts are paired with bright, eye-catching stickers, encouraging children to return to this new sticker book again and again to learn even more about their favorite subject.

Taking subjects that kids love, from dinosaurs to baby animals to transportation, DK's Ultimate Sticker Book series is being refreshed and updated and now features more than 250 fun, reusable stickers. Packed with activities that allow children to create scenes, match pairs, and complete jigsaws, the activities throughout each book are simple enough for the child to do independently, but engaging enough to keep their interest and help develop dexterity, making these books products parents can trust, and ones that kids will want to keep picking up to learn more about their favorite subjects.