The Mighty Machines series. Mighty machines in full color for the kids who love them.
In the Mighty Machines series, vivid color photographs of machines at work jump off the page. Large type describes the machines, their parts and their uses. Glossaries explain essential terms, and suggested activities add to the fun. The big format and vibrant designs make the books perfect for kids to read alone or share with a friend.
With their lively designs and topics that are always a favorite with kids, these books offer popular subject matter and excellent value.
Traveling down the highway, kids often see spiderlike harvesters and dust-raising tractors working in a field and wonder what these extraordinary vehicles are doing. This book shows all kinds of wheeled farm equipment at work, including:
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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.
Byron Barton introduces young readers to the fun of the airport in this bold and colorful book. From the excitement of arrival to the wonder of taking off, Airport captures all the magic of an airport with joyous and powerful images and simple text. Perfect for fans of Richard Scarry and Tom Lichtenheld
Supports the Common Core State Standards.
- Adventure Galley, a giant sailing ship captained by the famous pirate William Kidd
- The Orient Express, the luxury train that traveled all the way across Europe to the Orient
- RMS Titanic, the great passenger line that famously sank on its maiden voyage
- LZ 129 Hindenburg Zeppelin, the airship that was destroyed in a disastrous fire
- M4A4 Sherman tank, the American armored fighting vehicle used in WWII
- Saturn V rocket launcher, which transported satellites, probes, and astronauts into space
- R.V. Calypso, the world-famous research vessel
- International Space Station, the giant space laboratory
- Fishing trawler, an enormous industrial fishing vessel
- Nuclear-powered attack submarine, a special military vessel
- Fire engine, with all the necessary equipment to get a fire under control
- Houseboat, a floating home
- Airbus A380, the longest, widest, and heaviest airplane ever made
- Circus convoy, transporting everything from equipment to artists, from elephants to popcorn
- Tunnel boring machine, used to excavate tunnels
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
An interactive reader experience that poses the question: which machine is best for the job?
Children love machines Especially big ones Big ones in the dirt Construction Machines is a new take on the world of big machines. It looks at a specific job that needs doing, then provides information on the right machine to do it, whether a digger, steam roller, excavator, loader or bulldozer.
The book includes sections on quarrying stone, laying a road, building a skyscraper, digging a tunnel, and demolishing a building. Each section begins with a construction scene and asks "what sort of big machines can get this job done?" A sidebar gives the reader different machine options and subsequent spreads take a detailed look at the amazing machines that are up to the challenge.
Accessible text gives the key characteristics of favorite machines and colorful sidebar boxes give each machine's vital statistics. Value priced, colorful and informative, this is the perfect book for all young machine enthusiasts Pack it up with Emergency Machines (9780228101123) to make a great gift.
Jump on board a visual journey that will draw readers young and old into the magic of traveling by train, the sense of adventure and discovery as you look around at the world passing by. Learn about the trains like the bullet train Shinkansen and the most ambitious, daring and important train routes ever constructed. From Australia to Wales, each route is unique. Find out why as we travel the globe and explore the stories of the people who built, designed and ride the railways. Discover how these routes came to be and the impact they have had on history and people's lives today.