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From a digger to a dump truck, a fuel truck to a fire engine, this is a colorful collection for all little fans of big trucks. The black outline illustrations have card flaps to lift which reveal what’s going on inside the trucks, and the simple text explains each one’s special job.
Things That Go: Jumbo Stickers for Little Hands
Now kids can imagine the world of busy roads, rails, construction sites, and even the friendly skies with stickers that are easy to use and a cinch to remove from clothes, hair, furniture, and carpets. From zooming cars and trudging trains to merry motorcycles and smiling planes, these reusable vinyl stickers can be placed and re-placed on any of the 22 pages of scenery without fuss or muss.Features 75 jumbo vinyl reusable stickers!
Playtown emergency services are always busy, working hard to keep the people of Playtown safe! Children will be fascinated to discover more about the firefighters, police, and rescue crews who work in Playtown, as well as the vehicles and machinery they use to help do their jobs. On every page of this busy book, there are fun flaps to lift that tell children more about the pictures above, and in the back of the book is a big scene to fold out that brings the emergency workers and their vehicles to life.
Me and the Sky: Captain Beverley Bass, Pioneering Pilot
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Tractors And Farm Vehicles (Mighty Machines)
A bright, fun book about tractors and farm vehicles for young readers. Includes combine harvesters, seed drills, and tractor pulls! Big, bold pictures. Easy-to-read type. Simple text. Fun activities.
Alice Across America: The Story of the First Women's Cross-Country Road Trip
Marsh, Sarah Glenn
Writer Sarah Glenn Marsh and illustrator Gilbert Ford's Alice Across America is a nonfiction picture book account of maverick Alice Ramsey, the first woman to drive a car across America in 1909.When Alice Ramsey was little, she loved to ride horses. As she grew up, more people were driving cars. From the moment Alice slid behind the wheel, she was crazy about cars. So when the Maxwell-Briscoe Company challenged her to drive one of their new cars across the country as a promotional ploy to prove that even a lady could do it, Alice daringly accepted. With several women by her side, these brazen drivers sustained many hardships over the course of a remarkable two-month journey and far surpassed all expectations.With a clever blend of women’s history, technological history, and American roading geography, this is a celebration of unstoppable women making strides in twentieth-century America.
Building Machines: An Interactive Guide to Construction Machines
Explore the giant vehicles found at any construction site - from dump trucks and front loaders to excavators and cranes - then build your very own construction machines!A must for budding engineers, this unique interactive book contains all you need to assemble nine working models. Just follow the step-by-step instructions for bolting the cogs, rods, and wheels onto the perforated work board - then discover for yourself how each machine works!
You may never have heard of a lightship. Once, lightships anchored on waters across America, on the oceans and in the Great Lakes, floating where lighthouses could not be built. Smaller than most ships, but more steadfast, too, they held their spots - through calm and storm - to guide sailors toward safe waters. In these pages, one lightship and her crew (and cat) again hold their place. The crew goes again from bow to stern, from keel to mast, to run their engines, shine their lights, and sound their horns. They run the small ship that guides the large ships. They are the crew (and cat) that work to make the ocean safe, that hold their place, so other ships can sail. Come aboard!
Let's Go! (National Geographic Kids Pre-Reader)
Cars that ZOOM! Trains that ZIP! Planes that speed through the sky. This energizing early reader from National Geographic introduces kids to the many modes of transportation.Kids love to read about things that go. Perfect for beginning and young readers, National Geographic Pre-readers include simple, expert-vetted text and large, engaging photos on every page. A vocabulary tree at the beginning of the book introduces kids to key words in concept groups, helping kids make connections between words. Plus, a wrap-up activity gives kids a chance to use what they've learned, while expanding their understanding of the world.
Up and Away!: How Two Brothers Invented the Hot-Air Balloon
More than a century before the Wright Brothers invented their plane, Joseph and Étienne Montgolfier sent a flying machine into the skies - a hot-air balloon with three animals in the basket. Go up, up, and away with them on their first, magical journey!
Diggers (Mighty Machines)
A bright, fun book about diggers for young readers. Includes diggers in demolitions, diggers sucking up waste, and diggers in mines!
The Secret Subway
From an acclaimed author and a New York Times Best Illustrated artist comes the fascinating, little-known--and true!--story of New York City's first subway. New York City in the 1860s was a mess: crowded, disgusting, filled with garbage. You see, way back in 1860, there were no subways, just cobblestone streets. That is, until Alfred Ely Beach had the idea for a fan-powered train that would travel underground. On February 26, 1870, after fifty-eight days of drilling and painting and plastering, Beach unveiled his masterpiece--and throngs of visitors took turns swooshing down the track. The Secret Subway will wow readers, just as Beach's underground train wowed riders over a century ago.
Vehicles (Love to Learn)
Lift the flaps in this fun first vehicles book. Learn what types of vehicles there are, like trains, rockets, submarines and so much more! Just lift the flaps to uncover new vehicles. Young children will love the bright engaging illustrations and interactive pages in Lift-the-Flap Vehicles.
Trucks (Mighty Machines)
A bright, fun book about trucks for young readers. Includes dump trucks, snow trucks, and transporters.
This nonfiction ode to boats features six kinds of workers and their boats - a patrol boat, a tugboat, a car ferry, a lobster boat, a lifeboat, and a fireboat - with important parts properly labeled. The answer to each inquiring refrain lies under a gatefold, engaging the reader in an informative guessing game. With lyrical (and factual!) text by New York Times–bestselling author Toni Buzzeo, and the stylized art of Tom Froese, this sturdy board book is perfect for curious and playful young readers.
The Great Big Book Of Mighty Machines
The Great Big Book of Mighty Machines is one big and mighty book about the massive moving machines that kids love: monster trucks, dump trucks, fire trucks, tractors, big bikes, cranes, trains and airplanes! One big bundle of mightiness. Vivid color photographs of machines at work jump off the page. Large, easy-to-read type describes the machines, their parts and what they are used for. Red arrows point out special features. Glossaries explain essential terms, and suggested activities, like quizzes, "what to draw" and "pick the picture," add to the fun.
All Aboard the Voyage of Discovery
Welcome on deck of the Voyage of the Discovery! The year is 1927. Traveling on board with us is an illustrious collection of some of the greatest minds of their generation. From the fields of science, engineering, geography and history, our experts have come together to explain some of history's greatest inventions to improve communication, including the printing press, radio, telephones and television. But there’s a conundrum afoot and they need YOU to help them. Can you decipher the puzzles to solve the mystery of the missing movie? The stylish Art-Deco-inspired pages of this lavish volume are strewn with novelty ephemera, from postcards and tickets to booklets, code ciphers and maps, which bring to life the mystery as you solve the puzzles to continue your whistle-stop tour around the world. Full steam ahead for the interactive adventure of a lifetime!
What Do Machines Do All Day
Nelson, Ms. Jo
What do machines do all day? Find out in this beautifully illustrated book that features more than 100 machines and things that go. Little ones can explore 14 large, colorful scenes set in diverse places, turning the page after each to learn about eight special machines that work there.Spot and learn about the machines in action in these busy locations: farm, building site, home, office, vet's, car factory, film set, train station, road, the seaside, kitchen, town, mine, and theme park.The combine harvester at the farm, the welding robot at the car factory, the turnstile at the train station, the cotton candy machine at the theme park…you'll be amazed by the range of machines at work.
Flight (100 Facts)
Prepare for takeoff and encounter amazing flying machines both past and present. The world of aviation is explored in detail through one hundred facts, fantastic images, and fun cartoons. Get the inside story on spy planes, rockets, and military aircraft, take a look at how engines work, and discover why helicopters can fly in any direction.
Wheels On The Go! (Look & See)
Wheeeee! - these vehicles will capture the imagination of car and truck-loving toddlers everywhere. With die-cut, eye-catching, wonderful wheels on every page, this appealing board book takes kids fingertips on a great ride. The dynamic rhyming text tells them about such favourites as big steamroller, a bulldozer, a zipping zooming red race car, a siren-blaring fire engine and a jeep ready to handle any challenge, from desert to jungle. Kids adore things that go so this book is sure to become an instant favourite.
Big emergencies call for fast, fantastic machines, but which ones are right for the job? Find out all about the emergency machines that are used to speed to the rescue, put out fires, and save people from danger.
The Book of Space Rockets (Clever Cogz)
Join Cogz the Robot Dog and discover all about how space machines work, in this bright and fun STEM title. Cogz and his mice sidekicks, Nutty and Bolt, guide the reader through the workings of a rocket, looking closely at all the different parts and discovering information about real space missions and the spacecraft involved, including the Mars Rover and Apollo missions. Covering key STEM themes of engineering, physics, and inventions, and with a fun quiz to test young readers' knowledge, this book will get kids engaged and hands-on with learning.
My Little Book of Rescue Vehicles
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ABC: The Alphabet From the Sky
Geographer and designer duo Benedikt Gross and Joey Lee have taken the alphabet to new heights--literally! Using satellite imagery and computer technology, the pair has discovered "accidental letters" all over the world: in roads, rivers, buildings, lakes, and more. Take a journey around the Earth in 26 letters with this special book.
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