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.
Vroom vroom Beep beep Honk honk Woooop wooooop Make way for these emergency vehicles coming to the rescueKids 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
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.
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.
- 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
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.
- 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
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.