School & Library ISBN: 1536202819
An introduction to the inner workings of eight of history's most significant flying innovations combines detailed artwork with interactive lift-flaps to encourage young transportation enthusiasts to learn about early aviators and their pioneering achievements.
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.
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.
School & Library ISBN: 0763689785
Strap in for a rousing, rumbling ode to trucks of all stripes, loaded with high-energy verse and whimsical illustrations. Trucks and MORE trucks! Open-door trucks! Heavy-load trucks! Shake-the-road trucks! Whether hauling dirt or carrying treats, hurrying to put out a fire or hailing from outer space, this endless array of big, noisy vehicles is a dream parade for every child who loves trucks. Revved up by Peter Stein’s rhythmic verse, combined with Bob Staake’s warm and witty illustrations, this is a road trip kids will want to take again and again.
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.
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!
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!