Our World in Pictures: Cars, Trains, Ships and Planes



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Author: DK

Interest age: from c 8 years

Published on 1 September 2015 by Dorling Kindersley Ltd (DK Children) in the United Kingdom as part of 'the DK Our World in Pictures' series.

Hardback | 256 pages
225 x 284 x 23 | 1258g

Packed with more than 1,000 incredible images and full of fascinating facts, this beautiful children's book takes you on an exciting journey across land, sea and sky. Have you ever wondered what the very first car looked like? Or what weird and wonderful animals people used for transport in the olden days? Ever heard of wing-walking? Or record-breaking racing cars? If you find yourself seeking the answers to these quirky questions and so many more, then Our World In Pictures: Cars, Trains, Ships, and Planes may be the book for you! Explore the incredible world of automobiles, aviation and more, from mini motors to modern warships, helicopters to high-speed trains, with this engaging encyclopedia for children aged 9-12 perfect for young transport enthusiasts. Celebrate your child's curiosity as they explore:-Striking and detailed diagrams, drawings and illustrations on every page -A highly visual approach to learning -Ideal combination of colourful diagrams with infographic text boxes-Timeline spreads tell the story of transport from the first wheel to the latest hybridsThis captivating kids encyclopedia also takes a fun, more sideways look at some of the world's meanest machines as well as the most fearless riders in action! , The striking illustrations, photographs and diagrams featured throughout provide an optimum visual learning experience for both children and adults alike, accompanied by an array of fun facts all about your ships, shuttles, planes, monster trucks and more, as well as modes of transport you may have never seen of heard of before!This terrific transport encyclopedia includes at-a-glance panels that provide a quick reference to all the stats, making this cool car book an ideal combination of colourful diagrams and infographic text boxes with easy-to-read accessible text for readers aged 9-12, yet can be enjoyed by the entire family, making this enthralling children's encyclopedia a beautiful and educational gift that can be passed down generations.

Learn all about the world one picture at a time!If you like Cars, Trains, Ships, and Planes, then why not complete the collection? Part of the highly-visual Our World In Pictures series, avid readers can dive into the world of dinosaurs with The Dinosaur Book, understand the inner workings of the animal kingdom with Animal Book and venture on a journey across the globe with Countries, Cultures, People & Places.