Fly a plane or drive a car: Transport takes us near and far. Boilers steam and pistons boom. Start your engines. Whizz! Roar! Zoom! Want to see a trio of converted Massey Ferguson tractors heading to the South Pole? Ever spied a Trekka in action on a Waikato farm? What about an NZeta scooter zipping pa ...Show more
When was the wheel invented? How fast is a bullet train? What makes a car go? Find out in this interactive book with 100 questions and answers, and 70 lift-the-flaps to explore. Lift the flaps to look inside a car's engine, learn about farm machines, find out about aircraft, see the fastest vehicles ...Show more
Bicycles: Pedal Power looks at different kinds of bikes used for transportation, work, and fun. Readers will learn about mountain bikes, racing bikes, tandem bikes, rickshaws, and more.
This engaging picture reference book contains exactly 1000 things that go, ranging from Roman chariots to stretch limousines and lunar modules. Children will love poring over categories such as 'Emergency vehicles', 'At the building site' and 'On the farm', and spotting surprising vehicles such as the p ...Show more
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 t ...Show more
Muscle cars look cool and go fast. Just how fast can they go? How do they compare to NASCAR cars? Read this book to find out! Learn all about cool cars in the Awesome Rides series-part of the Lighting Bolt Books collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books br ...Show more
Have you ever wondered why and how the car was invented? From steam cars and trains to experiments with rocket powered and flying cars, It'll Never Work: Cars, Trucks and Trains explores the history and development of vehicles that have led to the comforts of modern passenger transport that we know toda ...Show more
Pickup trucks can do more than carry heavy loads and two trailers. What else can they do? What makes pickup trucks awesome? Read this book to find out! Learn all about cool cars in the Awesome Rides series-part of the Lightning Bolt Books collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun te ...Show more
From traditional steam trains to super-fast bullet trains, this fact-filled information book allows children to look inside locomotives and find out how they work. Young readers can lift-the-flaps to discover fun facts and find out about the history of train travel.
Largest. Fastest. Biggest. Most Extreme. From gigantic, spaceship-carrying transporters to ultra-luxurious motorhomes and the Large Hadron Collider - the biggest machine ever constructed by humans - this eye-popping book covers everything young readers want to know about the most amazing machines on the ...Show more
112 fantastic pages crammed with facts about the world's biggest, fastest and most powerful vehicles, from speedboats to monster trucks, not to mention rocketships, submarines, supertrucks... and more! Mega Machine Record Breakers is crammed with stats and facts, alongside stunning full-page photographs ...Show more
Speed, danger, and intense competition make stock car racing a popular sport. See these powerful machines close up, and learn how racing teams build them for speed and safety. Get a front-row seat to the action on race day! The roar of the engine! The squeal of the tires! Blazers Horsepower is a high-po ...Show more