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Mechanic Mike knows loads about all sorts of cars. From old-fashioned vintage cars to amazing supercars and everything in between. FInd out how may people each car can carry, whether it is fast or slow, the type of engine it has and other bite-sized facts. Part of the series Mechanic ...
Cars
Mechanic Mike knows loads about all sorts of cars. From old-fashioned vintage cars to amazing supercars and everything in between. FInd out how may people each car can carry, whether it is fast or slow, the type of engine it has and other bite-sized facts. Part of the series Mechanic Mike's Machines. Introductory books for young readers aged 5+ in the high-interest area of all things mechanical.
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22.30 USD

Cars

by David West
Hardback
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This high-interest series looks at familiar machines and uses exciting illustrations to explore what can go wrong with them, to give a new slant on how things work. Cartoon-style illustrations will appeal to readers who may be put off by traditional non-fiction books.
Helicopter
This high-interest series looks at familiar machines and uses exciting illustrations to explore what can go wrong with them, to give a new slant on how things work. Cartoon-style illustrations will appeal to readers who may be put off by traditional non-fiction books.
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14.86 USD

Helicopter

by David West
Paperback
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Where does luggage go after check in? What happens in the control tower? How do planes actually fly? This interactive, lift-the-flap book takes you behind-the-scenes to uncover the hidden secrets of the airport - from a peek inside the cockpit to the hustle and bustle of departures. In this follow-up ...
How Airports Work
Where does luggage go after check in? What happens in the control tower? How do planes actually fly? This interactive, lift-the-flap book takes you behind-the-scenes to uncover the hidden secrets of the airport - from a peek inside the cockpit to the hustle and bustle of departures. In this follow-up to How Cities Work, we explore the earliest airports through to today's giant transport hubs and what airports could look like in the future. Packed with amazing facts and illustrations from James Gulliver Hancock, it'll surprise and delight readers young and old, ensuring they never look at air travel in the same way again. Created in consultation with Tom Cornell, VP Airspace / Airfields, Americas at Landrum & Brown. Contents include: Airports Through the Ages The Great Get-to-the-Airport Race Find Your Way Round the Airport The Maintenance Hangar In the Terminal Inside an Aircraft The Control Tower Sees All Preparing Planes Ship That Cargo The Incredible Luggage Journey Airports of the Future About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.
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22.31 USD

How Airports Work

by Clive Gifford, Lonely Planet Kids
Hardback
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Mechanic Mike knows loads about all sorts of diggers and construction machines. From mini excavators and compactors to massive bucket-wheel excavators used in mining and everything in between. Find out how much these giant machines weigh, the type of engine it has and lots of other amazing bite-sized facts. Part ...
Diggers
Mechanic Mike knows loads about all sorts of diggers and construction machines. From mini excavators and compactors to massive bucket-wheel excavators used in mining and everything in between. Find out how much these giant machines weigh, the type of engine it has and lots of other amazing bite-sized facts. Part of the series Mechanic Mike's Machines. Introductory books for young readers aged 5+ in the high-interest area of all things mechanical.
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22.30 USD

Diggers

by David West
Hardback
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All aboard! From the fastest to the longest, the oldest to the newest, through tunnels, across bridges and up mountainsides, take a fascinating ride through the world of trains in this brilliant new book from illustrator James Gulliver Hancock. In this follow-up to How Cities Work and How Airports Work, ...
How Trains Work
All aboard! From the fastest to the longest, the oldest to the newest, through tunnels, across bridges and up mountainsides, take a fascinating ride through the world of trains in this brilliant new book from illustrator James Gulliver Hancock. In this follow-up to How Cities Work and How Airports Work, young readers travel through history and around the world to find out everything they ever wanted to know about trains. Unfold pages and lift flaps to reveal bustling stations, old steam locomotives fuelled with coal, and high-speed trains zooming across Japan at almost 400 miles per hour! And that's not all. See how trains reach the top of mountains, transport people under cities, and work beneath the sea. And don't forget to dress up - we'll take you on some luxurious journeys including the Trans-Siberian Railway from Moscow to Vladivostok, and The Ghan, which runs all the way across Australia! How Trains Work is jam-packed with amazing facts and awesome illustrations, and was created in consultation with Anthony Coulls, Senior Curator of Rail Transport & Technology, National Railway Museum, UK. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!
22.31 USD

How Trains Work

by Clive Gifford, Lonely Planet Kids
Hardback
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Set off from London and travel across the globe. Then try to make it back! In Lonely Planet Kids' Around the World in 50 Ways, kids choose their favourite routes and transportation, from tuk-tuks and sleds, to steamboats and hot-air balloons. They'll visit famous cities and exotic, far-flung places - ...
Around the World in 50 Ways
Set off from London and travel across the globe. Then try to make it back! In Lonely Planet Kids' Around the World in 50 Ways, kids choose their favourite routes and transportation, from tuk-tuks and sleds, to steamboats and hot-air balloons. They'll visit famous cities and exotic, far-flung places - and learn amazing facts about each destination along the way. But they'll need to be careful: not every path will take them where they want to go! Welcome to the Tower of London! That's the starting point of this amazing adventure. But what's the next leg of the journey? That depends on the transportation chosen. Once aboard, kids can discover all about these amazing machines and how they work. Then upon arriving at their next destination, they'll get to explore the local area and see what makes it so interesting and unique. With over 20 possible routes, who knows where they'll end up? About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.
19.46 USD

Around the World in 50 Ways

by Dan Smith, Lonely Planet Kids
Paperback / softback
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