Mighty Machines (Ripley's Twists) by
  

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Mighty Machines (Ripley's Twists) by

Ripley's Twists bring a fun, engaging and uniquely Ripley's approach to a whole range of topics, from the human body to space. Each title blends stunning full-colour photographs and illustrations with clear explanations and extraordinary facts that are guaranteed to inform and to entertain. In Mighty Machines you will find: key information - everything from how much a monster truck wheel costs to how the drivers stay safe; intriguing bite-size facts - a monster truck can jump a distance of 40 metres; real-life stories - like Bigfoot, whose giant tires were originally made in the 1950s for the US Army to use on an Arctic snow train in Alaska; 'Big word alert' glossaries - clear and straightforward explanations of difficult words; stunning photographs and detailed diagrams; and, a full-colour pull-out poster.

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Format

Hardback
48 pages
Interest Age: from 9 to 11

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Publisher

Arrow (Young) an imprint of Cornerstone

Publication date

3rd September 2009

ISBN

9780099543640


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