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This visual encyclopedia for children is packed with all types of transport, including cars, motorbikes, trains, aeroplanes, ships, and even space rockets. Cars, Trains, Ships and Planes shows exciting vehicles that float, fly or speed across the land, including the record breakers - the fastest, largest, longest and most expensive ...
Cars, Trains, Ships and Planes: A Visual Encyclopedia to Every Vehicle
This visual encyclopedia for children is packed with all types of transport, including cars, motorbikes, trains, aeroplanes, ships, and even space rockets. Cars, Trains, Ships and Planes shows exciting vehicles that float, fly or speed across the land, including the record breakers - the fastest, largest, longest and most expensive modes of transportation ever to zoom, sail or soar. Explore over 1,000 different vehicles and discover fun facts and figures. This kids encyclopedia shows and tells the history of all modes of transportation, from the first wheel to racing cars, from hot air balloons to supersonic aircraft, and diggers, steam trains and war ships in between. If you are looking for vehicle books for children, Cars, Trains, Ships and Planes is the perfect gift for young transport enthusiasts, and their parents too.
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31.47 USD

Cars, Trains, Ships and Planes: A Visual Encyclopedia to Every Vehicle

by DK
Hardback
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This book isn't just about any body, it's about YOUR body and what it does all day. Meet the shrinking scientists who are staying with the Normal family - a perfectly normal family - and studying how their bodies work. Full of seriously squishy facts, cartoons and quizzes, it's the ...
The Brain-Boggling Body Book
This book isn't just about any body, it's about YOUR body and what it does all day. Meet the shrinking scientists who are staying with the Normal family - a perfectly normal family - and studying how their bodies work. Full of seriously squishy facts, cartoons and quizzes, it's the ultimate Horrible guide to YOU.
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17.17 USD

The Brain-Boggling Body Book

by Nick Arnold
Hardback
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The sounds, sights, and activity of a construction site provide for endless fascination. Packed with more than 60 tabbed moving parts to pull, lift, and explore; crammed with meticulous detail of vehicles, buildings, and techniques; here's a book that will satisfy even the most curious of kids. Whether it's building ...
The Ultimate Construction Site Book: From Around the World
The sounds, sights, and activity of a construction site provide for endless fascination. Packed with more than 60 tabbed moving parts to pull, lift, and explore; crammed with meticulous detail of vehicles, buildings, and techniques; here's a book that will satisfy even the most curious of kids. Whether it's building a bridge or a skyscraper, a giant ship or a tunnel, there's a wealth of color, action, and knowledge to be gleaned on each of the ten spreads of this oversized book. A wonderful companion to The Ultimate Book of Vehicles on the Spring 2014 Twirl launch list.
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29.74 USD

The Ultimate Construction Site Book: From Around the World

Hardback
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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, ...
The Ultimate Book of Vehicles: From Around the World
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'sever 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!
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29.74 USD

The Ultimate Book of Vehicles: From Around the World

Hardback
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This book is packed with a high-octane mix of the world's hottest cars, from supremely stylish sports classics to the latest in full-throttle supercars and hypercars, incredible one-offs and phenomenally fast record-breaking land vehicles. Discover supercars at the cutting edge of car technology, outrageous one-off autos and the world's fastest ...
Car World
This book is packed with a high-octane mix of the world's hottest cars, from supremely stylish sports classics to the latest in full-throttle supercars and hypercars, incredible one-offs and phenomenally fast record-breaking land vehicles. Discover supercars at the cutting edge of car technology, outrageous one-off autos and the world's fastest racers, from rugged rally cars to Top Fuel dragsters that can accelerate to 450 km/h before you've finished reading this sentence. Then look forward to an incredible future of digital driving, tech-packed smart cars and envelope-pushing engineering.
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27.75 USD

Car World

by Clive Gifford
Hardback
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In this title, the reverse of the jacket has been printed to be used as a wall poster. In this delightful series of books, under GMC's exciting new imprint, Button Books, Alain Gree's stunning vintage illustrations leap out from every page. With three titles, Alphabet , Transport and Nature , ...
Transport
In this title, the reverse of the jacket has been printed to be used as a wall poster. In this delightful series of books, under GMC's exciting new imprint, Button Books, Alain Gree's stunning vintage illustrations leap out from every page. With three titles, Alphabet , Transport and Nature , aimed at 2-4 years, children will love to be taught their first words with the aid of such absorbing and vibrant illustrations. Despite their simplicity there is a richness of content that children will be fascinated by, and this wealth of information will be a joy for adults to share and discuss, making the potential for learning endless. As an educational tool and a pleasure to own, this fabulous series of books is a wonderful investment for families.
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24.16 USD

Transport

by Alain Gree
Hardback
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Now That's Fast: Speedboats tells us all about these fast machines, looking at the different types of speedboats and how they are built, powered and raced around the world. An exciting, eye-catching series about speedy machines with clear, manageable text and big, attractive images.
Speed Boats
Now That's Fast: Speedboats tells us all about these fast machines, looking at the different types of speedboats and how they are built, powered and raced around the world. An exciting, eye-catching series about speedy machines with clear, manageable text and big, attractive images.
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22.30 USD

Speed Boats

by Kate Riggs
Hardback
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If extreme supercars are your thing, then you'll love this book. A look at some of the most amazing and iconic extreme supercars in the world. From the incredible Bloodhound SSC, a future record-breaking car to classic Ferraris, Aston Martins, Porsches and everything in between, learn about what makes these ...
Mean Machines: Extreme Supercars
If extreme supercars are your thing, then you'll love this book. A look at some of the most amazing and iconic extreme supercars in the world. From the incredible Bloodhound SSC, a future record-breaking car to classic Ferraris, Aston Martins, Porsches and everything in between, learn about what makes these cars so powerful and what makes each of them so unique. Mean Machines is a series of books that take a close look at some of the most stylish, powerful and incredible vehicles on the planet.
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24.16 USD

Mean Machines: Extreme Supercars

by Paul Harrison
Hardback
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A look at the most exciting vehicles on the road today.
Sports Cars
A look at the most exciting vehicles on the road today.
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24.16 USD

Sports Cars

by Penny Worms
Hardback
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The school class arrives at City Carnival but all of a sudden the carnival float breaks down! Will Yellow Bus and the class be able to save the parade? It's time to get busy with machines that race, vroom and zoom! This vibrant series is designed to excite playful pre-schoolers. ...
Busy Wheels: School Bus Saves the Day
The school class arrives at City Carnival but all of a sudden the carnival float breaks down! Will Yellow Bus and the class be able to save the parade? It's time to get busy with machines that race, vroom and zoom! This vibrant series is designed to excite playful pre-schoolers. Each story features a popular vehicle as the central character, and involves a group of animal characters in a supporting role. A detailed spread on different parts of the vehicle will help children to understand what makes up the machines and help familiarise them with vehicle vocabulary and noises. The new paperback titles in the Busy Wheels series are: Plane's Royal Rescue: 978-1-78493-114-8 Train is on Track: 978-1-78493-115-5 Space Shuttle Blasts Off: 978-1-78493-116-2 School Bus Saves the Day: 978-1-78493-117-9
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18.57 USD

Busy Wheels: School Bus Saves the Day

by Peter Bently
Hardback
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Packed with trucks, cars, ships, and planes DK's The Big Noisy Book of Things That Go is filled with amazing facts for young children. Discover every type of transport imaginable in this fun, informative visual guide, from trucks and diggers to aeroplanes and trains, kids will find out all about ...
The Big Noisy Book of Things That Go: Packed with Trucks, Cars, Ships and Planes
Packed with trucks, cars, ships, and planes DK's The Big Noisy Book of Things That Go is filled with amazing facts for young children. Discover every type of transport imaginable in this fun, informative visual guide, from trucks and diggers to aeroplanes and trains, kids will find out all about how things go on the road, at sea and in the air. The annotated high-resolution photographs show them in stunning detail everything there is to know about these vehicles. Including the latest breakthroughs in the world of transport, DK's The Big Noisy Book of Things That Go is the perfect book for any child who has been fascinated by any type of vehicle.
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18.60 USD

The Big Noisy Book of Things That Go: Packed with Trucks, Cars, Ships and Planes

by DK
Hardback
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Join Lucy and Oscar as they set off on a big adventure in this perfect first introduction to busy city life. What amazing things will you spot? The city wakes up and the streets begin to buzz with hustle and bustle. Bright lights flash, vehicles whizz past and bridges reach ...
In the City
Join Lucy and Oscar as they set off on a big adventure in this perfect first introduction to busy city life. What amazing things will you spot? The city wakes up and the streets begin to buzz with hustle and bustle. Bright lights flash, vehicles whizz past and bridges reach across the river carrying traffic to the other side. The city is full of adventure! Spot everything you could possibly find in the city! Zoom on the train, discover deadly dinosaurs at the museum, climb through the clouds to the top of the tallest building, glide along the river and wander past all kinds of treasures at the market. What incredible things will you see? Each spread uncovers an exciting new city scene. Take a bus tour, spot cranes building skyscrapers and watch as fountains throw water into the air. Have a picnic in the park, hear the ducks quack and watch the dogs prance and play. Discover wild and wonderful things at the museum plus lots more. With delighful artwork from Hannah Tolson, In The City will delight kids who love to explore.
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22.30 USD

In the City

by Holly James
Hardback
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From super cars such as the Bugatti Veyron to the luxury Bentley, Mercedes and BMW, this series looks at the most incredible cars in existence! Top Marques: Luxury Cars looks at the history of luxury cars, and at some of the most expensive and luxurious vehicles around, from the Rolls ...
Top Marques: Luxury Cars
From super cars such as the Bugatti Veyron to the luxury Bentley, Mercedes and BMW, this series looks at the most incredible cars in existence! Top Marques: Luxury Cars looks at the history of luxury cars, and at some of the most expensive and luxurious vehicles around, from the Rolls Royce Wraith, the Bentley Continental GTC and the Lexus LS 600h L to the Jaguar XJR, the Audi A8 and the Porsche Panamera. A 'High Spec' panel on every spread details some of the jaw-dropping features of these cars, and a 'Fast and Furious' feature explains the basic science behind how prestige cars perform and are powered, such as G-force, combustion, friction, acceleration, and aerodynamics. Finally, discover amazing 'Turbo Facts' such as, for example, why a F1 car could drive on the ceiling! Incredible, full-bleed photographs and punchy, fact-filled text make this the perfect series for all car fanatics aged 7 and above. Racing cars are just some of the prestige cars around. Why not learn about more, in the other books in the series: Top Marques: Racing Cars, Top Marques: Supercars and Top Marques: SUVs and Off-roaders.
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24.16 USD

Top Marques: Luxury Cars

by Rob Colson
Hardback
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From the first hot air balloons to military supercraft, trace the evolution of technology's hottest topic - man's never ending quest to fly. A host of famous flying machines throughout history show how inventors and engineers have developed and improved on technology to make aircraft such an important part of ...
Aircraft
From the first hot air balloons to military supercraft, trace the evolution of technology's hottest topic - man's never ending quest to fly. A host of famous flying machines throughout history show how inventors and engineers have developed and improved on technology to make aircraft such an important part of human history. This book also dissects some major developments, such as the jet engine and wing shapes and also explains what happens in a sonic boom and how thrust, gravity lift and weight are all crucial to flight to give a rounded picture of these amazing machines. Technology Timelines is a series of six book aimed at upper KS2 and early KS3 readers, tracing the development of specific technologies through the ages.
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24.16 USD

Aircraft

by Tom Jackson, Franklin Watts
Hardback
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Inside NAVY: Fleets of the world - Atlantic convoys - Wolf Pack - Key battleships - Aircraft carriers - South Pacific - Merchant navy - Naval staff, plus much more! Get tough with some of World War II's fighting men and units. From battlefield frontlines to Naval convoys, from secret ...
World War II: Navy
Inside NAVY: Fleets of the world - Atlantic convoys - Wolf Pack - Key battleships - Aircraft carriers - South Pacific - Merchant navy - Naval staff, plus much more! Get tough with some of World War II's fighting men and units. From battlefield frontlines to Naval convoys, from secret missions to aerial dogfights, Action Force brings together the people, weapons, vehicles, the stats and the facts in one all-action World War II series. You want action packed? Read Action Force!
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24.16 USD

World War II: Navy

by John Townsend
Hardback
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If extreme racing cars are your thing, then you'll love this book. A look at some of the most amazing and iconic extreme racing cars form the world of motor racing, both on track and off-road! From funny cars and drift racers to the iconic Ferrari F1 car and everything ...
Mean Machines: Racing Supercars
If extreme racing cars are your thing, then you'll love this book. A look at some of the most amazing and iconic extreme racing cars form the world of motor racing, both on track and off-road! From funny cars and drift racers to the iconic Ferrari F1 car and everything in between, learn about what makes these cars so incredible and how they are adapted for their unique racing environments. Mean Machines is a series of books that take a close look at some of the most stylish, powerful and incredible vehicles on the planet.
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24.16 USD

Mean Machines: Racing Supercars

by Paul Harrison
Hardback
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Inside AIR FORCE: Air forces of World War II - Fighter planes - Bombing runs - Escort duty - Key missions - Battle of Britain - Combat units - D-Day, plus much more! Get tough with some of World War II's fighting men and units. From battlefield frontlines to Naval ...
World War II: Air Force
Inside AIR FORCE: Air forces of World War II - Fighter planes - Bombing runs - Escort duty - Key missions - Battle of Britain - Combat units - D-Day, plus much more! Get tough with some of World War II's fighting men and units. From battlefield frontlines to Naval convoys, from secret missions to aerial dogfights, Action Force brings together the people, weapons, vehicles, the stats and the facts in one all-action World War II series. You want action packed? Read Action Force!
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24.16 USD

World War II: Air Force

by John Townsend
Hardback
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Are you ready to go for a ride? Boat, train, car or bike - you decide! Follow the lines and uncover the fold-out pages to choose your own journey and twist and turn through die-cut pages on fascinating and absorbing different journeys. Choose your vehicle and then follow the line ...
Choose Your Own Journey
Are you ready to go for a ride? Boat, train, car or bike - you decide! Follow the lines and uncover the fold-out pages to choose your own journey and twist and turn through die-cut pages on fascinating and absorbing different journeys. Choose your vehicle and then follow the line to see if it makes it to the end of the book. And once you've completed one journey, pick another vehicle to follow and start all over again! Whizz through the mountain tunnel, stop at a petrol station, cycle through the funfair, get stuck in a traffic jam, go to the car wash, head to the beach, and much, much more! There are all sorts of adventures waiting - where will your journey take you first? Stunningly illustrated by wonderful talent Tracy Cottingham, Choose Your Own Journey is an innovative, interactive novelty gift that keeps on giving. Susie Brooks has a first class history of art degree and has worked as an editor and author of children's non-fiction and picture books for over 10 years. She's an artist herself and sometimes runs workshops for young children. Tracy Cottingham has a BA in printed textile design and her clients include Bloomsbury, Buster Books and Igloo Books. She lives in London.
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20.32 USD

Choose Your Own Journey

by Susie Brooks
Hardback
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All aboard! Chock-full of fascinating facts, Ultimate SpotlightTM Trains offers young readers a closer look into the marvelous world of trains: the different types of trains throughout history, how railroad tracks are built, things you will find at a train station-and much more! With interactive elements on every spread, this ...
Ultimate Spotlight: Trains
All aboard! Chock-full of fascinating facts, Ultimate SpotlightTM Trains offers young readers a closer look into the marvelous world of trains: the different types of trains throughout history, how railroad tracks are built, things you will find at a train station-and much more! With interactive elements on every spread, this book is an endlessly engaging hands-on learning experience for train fans!
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17.840000 USD

Ultimate Spotlight: Trains

by Sophie Prenat
Hardback
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Book 6 in the hardback series - Racing Trains Peter's Railway is a story about a young boy who lives at Grandpa's farm. After building a miniature railway across the farm and then completing an amazing 5 mile extension to the line, Peter is ready for some more thrilling adventures. ...
Peter's Railway - Racing Trains
Book 6 in the hardback series - Racing Trains Peter's Railway is a story about a young boy who lives at Grandpa's farm. After building a miniature railway across the farm and then completing an amazing 5 mile extension to the line, Peter is ready for some more thrilling adventures. As their engineering skills progress the children are given more responsibility on the railway, and are delighted when they are given the task of completing a model Stirling Single locomotive - a perfect project for the summer! After watching the mainline train thunder past their miniature railway, the children were asking how fast was it travelling, and how fast could Fiery Fox go? Peter, always one for tinkering and creating things, comes up with just the ticket to measure speed - a computer-powered speedometer This leads to all sorts of adventures and the inevitable races along the track to test out Peter's new invention and to find out how fast trains can go! As in the previous books in the series, there is technical information and diagrams at the end of relevant chapters. In this book the topics explored are: how wheel size affects speed, pistons speed, work, power, computer programs, boilers, and much more...
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22.30 USD

Peter's Railway - Racing Trains

by Christopher Vine
Hardback
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When the first passengers climbed aboard the earliest ever underground train in 1863, it would have been impossible to imagine how the London Underground would change and grow over the next 150 years. From smelly steam trains running along a single track to the innovative electric tube system speeding through ...
TfL: The Story of the London Underground
When the first passengers climbed aboard the earliest ever underground train in 1863, it would have been impossible to imagine how the London Underground would change and grow over the next 150 years. From smelly steam trains running along a single track to the innovative electric tube system speeding through a vast network of tunnels beneath our feet today, the London Underground keeps this busy city on the move. The Story of the London Underground tells the extraordinary history of the world's most famous underground railway. Explore Victorian London as the Brunels dig deep under the Thames. Take refuge in the tunnels during World War II and discover which world leader's bath was found in an abandoned station. Marvel at the famous fossil wall, deserted ghost stations and unusual spiral escalators that are all part of the London Underground's fascinating history. Published in association with TfL, this beautiful book from Blue Peter Award-winning author David Long and exceptionally talented artist Sarah McMenemy tells a captivating story of the London Underground that will delight children and grown-ups alike.
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24.16 USD

TfL: The Story of the London Underground

by David Long
Hardback
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Born to Fly is the gripping story of the fearless women pilots who aimed for the skies--and beyond. Just nine years after American women finally got the right to vote, a group of trailblazers soared to new heights in the 1929 Air Derby, the first women's air race across the ...
Born to Fly: The First Women's Air Race Across America
Born to Fly is the gripping story of the fearless women pilots who aimed for the skies--and beyond. Just nine years after American women finally got the right to vote, a group of trailblazers soared to new heights in the 1929 Air Derby, the first women's air race across the U.S. Follow the incredible lives of legend Amelia Earhart, who has captivated generations; Marvel Crosson, who built a plane before she even learned how to fly; Louise Thaden, who shattered jaw-dropping altitude records; and Elinor Smith, who at age seventeen made headlines when she flew under the Brooklyn Bridge. These awe-inspiring stories culminate in a suspenseful, nail-biting race across the country that brings to life the glory and grit of the dangerous and thrilling early days of flying, expertly told by the master of nonfiction history for young readers, National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin. Featuring illustrations by Bijou Karman. This title has common core connections.
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20.990000 USD

Born to Fly: The First Women's Air Race Across America

by Steve Sheinkin
Hardback
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Discover how wheels make the world go round! This fact-packed book takes young readers on a colourful journey through the subject of wheels of all kinds, from Roman chariots to driverless cars, via rollercoasters, cogs and gears, monster trucks and much more. Find out about wheels that whizz you around ...
Wheels: Cars, Cogs, Carousels and Other Things That Spin
Discover how wheels make the world go round! This fact-packed book takes young readers on a colourful journey through the subject of wheels of all kinds, from Roman chariots to driverless cars, via rollercoasters, cogs and gears, monster trucks and much more. Find out about wheels that whizz you around at fairgrounds, how to ride downhill on a penny-farthing, and why wheels can even help you decorate your bedroom! With Fatti Burke's stylish and colourful illustrations, Wheels is a wonderful journey of discovery.
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18.57 USD

Wheels: Cars, Cogs, Carousels and Other Things That Spin

by Tracey Turner
Hardback
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What makes a street interesting? Is it the architecture, the landscape, the people, the businesses, or the history? In this collection of sixteen charmingly detailed illustrations, kids can discover the answer for themselves. Spanning nearly every continent to explore a fantastic variety of cities, sixteen double- page spreads come alive ...
Great Streets of the World: From London to San Francisco
What makes a street interesting? Is it the architecture, the landscape, the people, the businesses, or the history? In this collection of sixteen charmingly detailed illustrations, kids can discover the answer for themselves. Spanning nearly every continent to explore a fantastic variety of cities, sixteen double- page spreads come alive with color and activity. In San Francisco, people and vehicles make their way up and down Lombard Street's twists and turns. On Hotagayo Street in the quiet, wintry Japanese town of Shirakawa, snow slides off the deeply pitched roofs, while in Bamako, Mali, the massive and crowded marketplace shimmers with heat. Kids will delight in the quirky architecture of Prinsengracht Street in Amsterdam and try to identify all the neon lights of Broadway. Whether looking down the dizzying slope that is the Rua da Bica in Lisbon or zooming on a motorbike through Hanoi, Agusti Sousa's irresistible illustrations capture each location's unique vibe. Mia Cassany's texts will spark discussion about what makes a place special, while encouraging readers to wonder what's happening on the streets of their own hometowns.
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20.44 USD

Great Streets of the World: From London to San Francisco

by Mia Cassany
Hardback
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See the world from a whole new angle! This innovative series, illustrated with amazing isometric artwork, reveals the technology, science and engineering behind our world's infrastructure. Discover in this book how transport helps us to travel around the world and the huge range of vehicles we use to move from ...
Building the World: Transport
See the world from a whole new angle! This innovative series, illustrated with amazing isometric artwork, reveals the technology, science and engineering behind our world's infrastructure. Discover in this book how transport helps us to travel around the world and the huge range of vehicles we use to move from place to place, from driverless cars to high-speed maglev trains. It also takes a look forward to see how transport might evolve in the future.
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22.31 USD

Building the World: Transport

by Paul Mason
Hardback
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Explores methods and devices scientists use to explore the seafloor, focusing on their history, current developments, and potential for future discoveries. Clear text, vibrant photos, and helpful infographics make this book an accessible and engaging read. Plus, two Scientist Bio features highlight people who helped make this amazing technology possible.
Science for the Future: Exploring Ocean Depths
Explores methods and devices scientists use to explore the seafloor, focusing on their history, current developments, and potential for future discoveries. Clear text, vibrant photos, and helpful infographics make this book an accessible and engaging read. Plus, two Scientist Bio features highlight people who helped make this amazing technology possible.
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32.920000 USD

Science for the Future: Exploring Ocean Depths

by Clara Maccarald
Hardback
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Years before the invention of the modern airplane, Alberto Santos-Dumont dreamed of flying. As a boy, he was mesmerized by the machinery on his father's coffee plantation in Brazil and went on to study science and engineering in France. Soon his groundbreaking - and sometimes silly - inventions became the ...
A Dream of Flight: Alberto Santos-Dumont's Race Around the Eiffel Tower
Years before the invention of the modern airplane, Alberto Santos-Dumont dreamed of flying. As a boy, he was mesmerized by the machinery on his father's coffee plantation in Brazil and went on to study science and engineering in France. Soon his groundbreaking - and sometimes silly - inventions became the talk of Paris, especially after he set his sights on building an airship that could bring the world's people together. His small stature and big ideas earned him the nickname Le Petite Santos. This is the story of Santos's successful race for the Deutsche Prize, and his many failures along the way. Chock-full of cool diagrams, charming Parisian scenes, and graphic novel-style spot illustrations, A Dream of Flight will have young readers looking to the sky and scheming up their own aerial inventions.
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19.940000 USD

A Dream of Flight: Alberto Santos-Dumont's Race Around the Eiffel Tower

by Rob Polivka, Jef Polivka
Hardback
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Row, row, row your boat -- or cruise on an ocean liner! This book Introduces early readers to the variety of boats and ships they can see in their community and in the world. Learn about the basics of how aeroplanes work, along with a brief history. A short photo ...
Boats and Ships
Row, row, row your boat -- or cruise on an ocean liner! This book Introduces early readers to the variety of boats and ships they can see in their community and in the world. Learn about the basics of how aeroplanes work, along with a brief history. A short photo timeline reinforces how technology has changed over time.
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24.16 USD

Boats and Ships

by Cari Meister
Hardback
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THE STORY OF THE HUMAN JOURNEY TO SPACE Long before anyone had designed a rocket, the Montgolfier brothers were making hot air balloons. In October 1783, they became the first people to experience controlled flight. Balloon to the Moon starts there and leads to Neil Armstrong's 'small step' and beyond. ...
Balloon to the Moon
THE STORY OF THE HUMAN JOURNEY TO SPACE Long before anyone had designed a rocket, the Montgolfier brothers were making hot air balloons. In October 1783, they became the first people to experience controlled flight. Balloon to the Moon starts there and leads to Neil Armstrong's 'small step' and beyond. But why stop there? Learn about the great innovations of the past, then get ready for BLAST OFF into an unknown but exciting future.
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31.59 USD

Balloon to the Moon

by Gill Arbuthnott
Hardback
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In the early 20th Century mining town of Ely, Minnesota, Joe Seliga taught himself how to build wood and canvas canoes. What began as a life full of curiosity and adventure grew into a passion for the land and its people. Joe held a deep appreciation of wild places, cherished ...
Canoeman Joe
In the early 20th Century mining town of Ely, Minnesota, Joe Seliga taught himself how to build wood and canvas canoes. What began as a life full of curiosity and adventure grew into a passion for the land and its people. Joe held a deep appreciation of wild places, cherished his close-knit family, and found joy in using his hands to create a thing of beauty and utility. Along the way, he forged a tradition of respect and integrity for the wooden canoe: if you take care of it, it will take care of you. And Joe knew that the same could be said of the earth, a good friend and a lot of other things. This biographical picture book celebrates Joe's life with canoes as well as the independent spirit that instilled a tradition of self-reliance in a whole generation of campers across the lake country of northern Minnesota.
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18.850000 USD

Canoeman Joe

by Robin Radcliffe
Hardback
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