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Cars, Trucks and Trains : An Accidental History of Inventions - by Jon Richards (Hardcover)

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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 today.

Each title in this exciting, high-interest series looks at a different area of technology and engineering and reveals the pioneering ideas and scientific thinking that enabled its development, as well as exposing those that proved to be a dead end. Each spread examines a particular example in depth, bringing in other similar ideas where relevant, and revealing that experimentation and failure often pave the way to technology success. Beautifully designed and illustrated with infographic-style artwork, this series is an excellent technology resource for readers aged 9 and up.

Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Series Title: It'll Never Work
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Hachette Books
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Jon Richards
Language: English
Street Date: November 7, 2017
TCIN: 53325459
UPC: 9781445150222
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-8675
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