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What do machines do all day? Find out in this beautifully illustrated book that features more than 100 machines and things that go. Little ones can explore 14 large, colourful scenes set in diverse places, turning the page after each to learn about eight special machines that work there. Spot and learn about the machines in action in these busy locations: farm, building site, home, office, vet's, car factory, film set, train station, road, the seaside, kitchen, town, mine and theme park. The combine harvester at the farm, the welding robot at the car factory, the turnstile at the train station, the cotton candy machine at the theme park... you'll be amazed by the range of machines at work.
Taking a flight is always exciting, and On the Plane Activity Book is the perfect companion for your journey. Play 'I Spy While I Fly', take a multiple-choice quiz and spot the identical pilots on their way through the airport. Packed with plenty to keep kids occupied at the airport or during the flight, this book also includes planes to decorate, matching games, fill-in-the-face drawing tasks, true-or-false airplane and flying facts, and behind-the-scenes diagrams to explore. All children need to do is grab some pens and pencils, get ready to draw, write and play, and let their creativity soar!
Submarines lurk unseen beneath the waves. They circle the globe, even sailing beneath the North Pole. This silent patrol can be deadly. Modern submarines are launch platforms for long-range missiles that can be armed with nuclear warheads. But sailing under the water places unique demands on vessels and their crews. Find out about leading submarines from around the world - including their technical specifications. Learn about the history of submarines - from their first use - through incredible developments, right up to the latest, cleverest machines around today. Ultimate Military Machines delves into the incredible world of fighting machines and takes an upclose look at the latest technology used by the army, navy and air forces today. Each title takes an indepth look at one type of military vehicle - from its first use in warfare up to recent conflicts.
Tanks are the most feared of all land weapons. Main battle tanks are heavily armoured but fast, and their main guns fire explosive shells that can destroy virtually any target - including other tanks. This book reveals just what makes tanks and other armoured fighting vehicles (AFVs) such formidable weapons on the battlefield. Find out about leading tanks from around the world - including their technical specifications. Learn about the history of tanks - from their first use in World War I through incredible developments, right up to the latest, cleverest machines around today. Ultimate Military Machines delves into the incredible world of fighting machines and takes an up-close look at the latest technology used by the army, navy and air forces today. Each title takes an indepth look at one type of military vehicle - from its first use in warfare up to recent conflicts.
From wooden Greek galleys to vast battleships bristling with huge guns, warships have provided vital defense for nations around the globe. Throughout history, warships have become faster, stronger - and ever more deadly. This book follows the history of warships from the iron-clad vessels used in the American Civil War to today's gigantic aircraft carriers that can accommodate for over 60 fighter jets.
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.
There's no stopping him: Joachim Klang, bestselling author of more than eleven titles on building with LEGO (R) bricks, is as enthusiastic and inventive as ever! He has thought up lots of stunning and exciting new projects over the years, which can be built with bricks from your own home collection. This new volume features the most fascinating and extraordinary record-breaking vehicles ever created - not just cars, but also ships and airplanes from well-known TV shows and movies. Each model comes with the usual easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions. This is another title which cannot be missed if you're mad about building with bricks!
Get your young petrolhead into gear with the perfect introduction to the newest, hotest, fastest British supercar marques on the planet. Featured inside are: ASTON MARTIN V12 ZAGATO, MCLAREN 12C, NOBLE M600, JAGUAR F-TYPE and more! Written specifically for car lovers aged around 9 years old, this series is ideal for reading on the go and to encourage reading for pleasure. Each title features superb photography and easy-to-read, informative text.
Learn all about trains, from steam trains to metros and monorails. Have you ever wondered where the crew all sit inside a tank, or what a jet engine looks like behind the turbine blades? Well these six books will help you find out just that! Find out something amazing about each vehicle and then turn the page to see it sliced in two where its innermost secrets will be revealed. Simple text and large labels and captions will make the bite-sized pieces of information appeal to a wide range of reading abilities, and the artwork is both friendly and accessible. What's Inside - perfect for inquisitive, machine-mad readers who love the details of how vehicles work. Suitable for readers aged 8+.
112 fantastic pages crammed with facts about the world's biggest, fastest and most powerful vehicles, from speedboats to monster trucks, as well as rocketships, submarines, supertrucks... and more! Mega Machine Record Breakers is bursting with stats and facts, alongside stunning full-page photographs of the most amazing machines on Earth. From a giant crane that could lift 11 blue whales to a space probe that's travelled 17,000 million kilometres and counting - it's all in here.
All aboard for the trip of a lifetime! Legendary Journeys: Space recounts the human quest to venture ever deeper into space, from the race to put the first person on the Moon to manned stations in space and missions to Pluto and the outer planets. Ten two-stage sliders with die-cuts and flaps make dramatic features that pull out and lift up to reveal amazing details of the world's iconic spacecraft and their inner workings. The pioneers who made space history are there too, including Yuri Gagarin, the first man to orbit the Earth, Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space, and Neil Armstrong.
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 transport, meet the most brilliant engineers of all time, and ultimately unveil the design of the world's first jet engine! With clues to solve on every page, this interactive lift-flap adventure is sure to spark the imaginations of aspiring scientists and engineers everywhere, as you travel back in time to discover the history of transport.
* A beautiful and intricate maze book, set in the Ferrari World* An original present Twelve brightly illustrated spreads with a route to somewhere, whether it be an office at the Ferrari factory, the finish line at the F1 Grand Prix, the path through a circuit board to start the engine, or finding the screwdriver in the Ferrari workshop. Endless hours of "finding" fun, especially for the up-and-coming racing star. For the frustrated, a key at the back shows the correct route to each destination. Also available: Ferrari: Hide & Seek ISBN 9788857011097
Simple, easy-to-understand text combines with spectacular photography to provide an exciting first introduction to emergency vehicles. What does a tow truck do? How does an ambulance work? When do we use firetrains? My Little Book of Emergency Vehicles answers all of these questions and many more. See hard-working vehicles in action and also learn about unusual rescue vehicles such as amphibious trucks and firefighting aircraft. Perfect for reluctant readers, this book will hold the interest of young children and encourage them to find out more about these impressive vehicles and the amazing jobs they do.
Hop on board! This book introduces young readers to a variety of buses they can see in their community and in the world. Learn about the basics of how buses work, along with a brief history. A short photo timeline reinforces how technology has changed over time. The energetic text is perfect for read-alouds.
Get a bird's-eye view of aeroplanes past and present. This book Introduces early readers to the variety of aeroplanes 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.
Henry Ford wasn't just an inventor. He was also a clever businessman. Young readers will discover how this famous maker of the Model T car and the moving assembly line helped changed the world.
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