This book stylishly shows you everything you might want to know about the history of the automobile. With stunning visual images and over 2,000 cars featured, the evolution of the car is tracked from decade to decade and across international borders, from India's Ambassador to Italy's Alfa Romeo. This e ...Show more
Key information is presented as 100 numbered facts and supported by superb artwork and photographs in this hugely successful and ever-increasing series. Covering a colossal range of subjects from Ancient Egypt to World Wonders, this is a must-have reference.
An action-packed ride through the history of the motorbike, this book is all about the men, machines and landmark technology behind the most iconic bikes from ACE to Zundapp. Featuring over 1,000 of the latest and greatest motorbikes in the world this is an amazing visual guide tracing their evolution f ...Show more
Airports are thrilling and fascinating places for children, full of unusual equipment, strange machines and - of course - lots of planes. This book allows young children to find out more about how an airport works. Richly informative, with colourful, friendly illustrations and lots of flaps to lift and ...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
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
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.
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
From a single record shop to space travel - the Virgin Group has become a vast multinational empire. With more than 400 companies worldwide the Virgin Group has recorded revenues of GBP15 billion! How did Virgin build such a hugely successful global brand? Discover how Virgin have built up from one maga ...Show more
Fasten your seat belts and get ready to zoom through the history of transport and discover incredible facts about all kinds of vehicles along the way. Every day, all over the world, people are busy travelling - short hops or great, long voyages, moving slowly and steadily or racing along at super-fast ...Show more