Cars, Trains, Ships, and Planes: A Visual Encyclopedia of Every Vehicle (DK Our World in Pictures) (Hardcover)

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Cars, Trains, Ships, and Planes: A Visual Encyclopedia of Every Vehicle (DK Our World in Pictures) By DK, Smithsonian Institution (Contributions by) Cover Image

Cars, Trains, Ships, and Planes: A Visual Encyclopedia of Every Vehicle (DK Our World in Pictures) (Hardcover)

By DK, Smithsonian Institution (Contributions by)


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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 
- An ideal combination of colorful diagrams with infographic text boxes
- Timeline spreads tell the story of transport from the first wheel to the latest hybrids
- In association with The Smithsonian Institution

This 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 colorful 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.
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.

DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.

Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting. 

DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.

DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series.
Product Details ISBN: 9781465438058
ISBN-10: 146543805X
Publisher: DK Children
Publication Date: September 1st, 2015
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: DK Our World in Pictures