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.
Have you ever wondered what made human beings think they could take to the skies? Starting with Icarus and his wax and feather wings and Leonardo Da Vinci's Flying Machine and primitive helicopter know as the Aerial Screw, It'll Never Work: Aeroplanes and Helicopters explores the history of flying machi ...Show more
Dirt bike racers soar over jumps and race through mud to the finish line. From high-powered dirt track races to thrilling freestyle competitions, see dirt bikes in action. Find out how their design lets riders get big air! The roar of the engine! The squeal of the tires! Blazers Horsepower is a high-pow ...Show more
A beautifully illustrated history of the iconic flying machines that have helped us soar through the skies. Perfect for child and adult aviation fans alike! The story of flight is a fascinating one: from the earliest balloons and airships to the latest stealth jet, each breakthrough laid the foundation ...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
Trains hold a fascination for just about everybody and this lift-the-flap history of locomotion tells it all from Stephenson's Rocket to the bullet trains of today. You can lift the flaps to explore all kinds of exciting trains, from a luxury steam train fit for a queen to super-fast trains that run on ...Show more
Category: NZ Picture Books
In 1967 an unknown, elderly New Zealander and his ancient Indian motorcycle set a world land-speed record at Bonneville. The man was Burt Munro, and he became a Kiwi legend. How did he do it? His amazing true story is now a stunning picture book. A crowd of people stand on a flat white plain. I ...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
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.
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
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