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
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.
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.
The Ultimate Book of Vehicles
From Around the World
Hardcover ISBN: 2848019425
Vehicles, vehicles, vehicles—nearly 100 of them—in all shapes and sizes! A giant crane hovers over a construction site, a space ship roars into space. . . . Supersized spreads feature marvelously detailed illustrations that just beg to be pored over again and again. Best of all, lots of flaps, popups, pull-tabs, and rotating wheels bring the various vehicles to life. Readers will poke into a ship's hold, explore the innards of a garbage truck, and help demolish a house. Any child who's ever been intrigued by the roar of an engine will adore this extraordinary collection of things on the go, from the everyday to the nearly outrageous—yes, there's even a pooper-scooper scooter!
All Aboard the Discovery Express
Hardcover ISBN: 1847809901
Welcome on board the Discovery Express! The year is 1937 and a conundrum is afoot: a professor on the verge of a brilliant discovery has disappeared. Can you help to solve the clues on this time-travelling adventure and track down the missing scientist? On your voyage, you'll travel the world, see some of the most important moments in the history of transportation, meet the most brilliant engineers of all time, and ultimately unveil the design of the world’s first jet engine! ?This interactive lift-flap adventure is sure to spark the imaginations of aspiring scientists and engineers everywhere.
The Book of Cars and Trucks
Hardcover ISBN: 1786036304
Join Cogz the Robot Dog and discover all about how cars, trucks and other big vehicles work, in this bright and fun STEM title. Cogz and his mice sidekicks, Nutty and Bolt, guide the reader through the workings of a car, looking closely at all the different parts. Covering key STEM themes of engineering, physics and inventions, and with a fun quiz to test young readers' knowledge, this book will get kids engaged and hands-on with learning. Perfect for vehicle-mad pre-schoolers, the Clever Cogz series lets young readers discover different vehicles, from space rockets to racing cars. Bite-sized text and colorful, informative illustrations introduce the transport topics in a simple, engaging way for young readers with a passion for machines.
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!