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    • ISBN:9780750299664
    • Publication date:13 Jun 2019
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Machines and Motors

By Jon Richards and Ed Simkins

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If you've ever wondered what keeps the engines of the world turning, you've come to the right place. Using fascinating infographics, discover the fundamental processes of machines and vehicles: how to make a bicycle go, how a digger digs and how to make electricity.

There are endless facts to learn about vehicles and motors, but once you've absorbed them, do you really know how these machines work? They keep on turning thanks to some incredible processes - and grasping them is the key to understanding machines. It's time to discover how cars go, how a plane flies and how to dig a tunnel. Pore over the step-by-step infographic art and fascinating facts to uncover the dazzling truth about man-made inventions - then try out the mind-bending challenges on each page!

Aimed at 9-11-year-olds, the Infographic How It Works series is an exploration of the processes that make the world go round, from the activity in tectonic plates to the enzymes that break down food in our bodies. Each process is clearly explained using amazing infographics and essential facts - plus an experiment or challenge for readers to try, so they can keep the discovery going.

Other titles in the Infographic How It Works series:
Life on Earth
Our Planet
Our Universe
Today's Technology
Your Body

Biographical Notes

Jon Richards (Author)
Jon Richards is an award-winning author of non-fiction books for children. He specialises in visual literacy, infographics and data visualisation.

Ed Simkins (Author)
Ed Simkins is an award-winning illustrator and graphic designer of children's books. His work focuses on data visualisation such as infographics and innovative data maps.

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  • ISBN: 9780750299299
  • Publication date: 27 Oct 2016
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Wayland
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