Supersize Cross Sections: Inside Engines

Supersize Cross Sections: Inside Engines
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Format: Hardback, 40 Pages
ISBN: 9781786038012
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Get ready for a journey like no other as you explore 15 of the most awesome supersize vehicle cross sections!

Blast into space on the Saturn V Rocket Launcher and learn all about how this amazing machine made it to the moon. Delve to the bottom of the ocean on a nuclear-powered submarine and explore the watertight compartments. Relax in style as you rumble across Europe in the luxurious Orient Express. 

With bite-size captions and cutaway diagrams, each spread features a different and exciting machine, showing and telling its inside story. Discover what life on board these amazing vessels is like:
  • Adventure Galley, a giant sailing ship captained by the famous pirate William Kidd
  • The Orient Express, the luxury train that traveled all the way across Europe to the Orient
  • RMS Titanic, the great passenger line that famously sank on its maiden voyage
  • LZ 129 Hindenburg Zeppelin, the airship that was destroyed in a disastrous fire
  • M4A4 Sherman tank, the American armored fighting vehicle used in WWII
  • Saturn V rocket launcher, which transported satellites, probes, and astronauts into space
  • R.V. Calypso, the world-famous research vessel
  • International Space Station, the giant space laboratory
  • Fishing trawler, an enormous industrial fishing vessel
  • Nuclear-powered attack submarine, a special military vessel
  • Fire engine, with all the necessary equipment to get a fire under control
  • Houseboat, a floating home
  • Airbus A380, the longest, widest, and heaviest airplane ever made
  • Circus convoy, transporting everything from equipment to artists, from elephants to popcorn
  • Tunnel boring machine, used to excavate tunnels
Fasten your seat belts and bon voyage!

The author

Pascale Hedelin is a journalist and children’s book author based in France.

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Format: Hardback, 40 Pages
ISBN: 9781786038012
Illustrations: color illustrations
Size: 11.024 in x 13.386 in / 280 mm x 340 mm