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All Aboard the Discovery Express: Open the Flaps and Solve the Mysteries

All Aboard the Discovery Express: Open the Flaps and Solve the Mysteries

Author: Emily Hawkins
Series: All Aboard
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All aboard the Discovery Express, a train that can travel through time! Conductor Pierre and his crew take us on a journey to discover some of the world's greatest inventors and their inventions that help us travel; including planes, trains, cars, submarines and hot-air balloons. This book is filled with mechanical workings of different inventions and small glimpses into the inventor's lives. The illustrations are detailed and emotive, transporting you to each place in time.

Mixed into the story, the famous Professor Pendleton has gone missing! Can you solve a series of puzzles and clues along the way to figure out the mystery of his whereabouts?

All Aboard the Discovery Express is an enchanting, interactive, mystery/ adventure story with a whole lot of facts.

A brilliant book for ages around 7 to 13.

- Briana


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!

This interactive lift-flap adventure is sure to spark the imaginations of aspiring scientists and engineers everywhere.


'discover some of the biggest moments and changes in history. A lift-the-flap adventure that will inspire and entertain' * Smallish * " engaging overview of humankind's attempts to travel faster and farther..." * Publishers Weekly *

Author description

Emily Hawkins is a writer and editor of children's books for all ages. She wrote the New York Times bestseller Oceanology, as well as several other titles in the Ology series, which has sold over 16 million copies worldwide. She holds a first-class English degree from Nottingham University, and now lives in Winchester with her young family.

Tom Adams is an award-winning television producer and author. He was born in Yorkshire but now lives in Kent, UK. With a science background, he was inspired to turn his hand to writing children's books once his eldest son, then 5, started asking questions about how the world worked. He won the Society of Authors/ ALCS Award for Educational Writing for his book Molecule Mayhem. Tom Clohosy Cole is a London-based freelance illustrator, designer & animator. He is the illustrator of All Aboard the Discovery Express, Destination: Planet Earth and Destination: Space, which was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards 2017.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781847809896
  • : Wide Eyed Editions
  • : Wide Eyed Editions
  • : June 2017
  • : 305mm X 248mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : Tom Clohosy Cole
  • : English
  • : 371
  • : 32
  • : Emily Hawkins