Cars, Trucks and Trains

Cars, Trucks and Trains

An Accidental History of Inventions

Book - 2016
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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.

Publisher: London :, Franklin Watts,, 2016, ©2016.
ISBN: 9781445150222
Branch Call Number: J 629. 046 RIC
Characteristics: 32 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 28 cm

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