Ripley's Believe It or Not! Space and Mighty Machines by
  

Synopsis

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Space and Mighty Machines by

This great value two-in-one book reveals the high-tech worlds of space and machines as you've never seen them before. Space not only explains how to look at the night sky and how planets and stars were formed, but reveals fascinating facts about the history of space exploration. Did you know, for example, that Discovery blasted off in 2009 with a bat clinging to its external tank? Mighty Machines introduces you to everything from Robosaurus, the 12 metre-high robot that can lift, crush, burn and bite, to the extraordinary Harley Davidson motorbike that looks just like a cheeseburger. Informative, off-beat and fun, this lavishly illustrated book will appeal to even the most reluctant of readers.

About the Author

Robert LeRoy Ripley was an American cartoonist, who created and developed the world-famous Ripley's Believe It or Not! cartoon strip in the years after the First World War. He travelled the globe in search of unusual objects and stories, and built up an extraordinary collection of everything from shrunken heads to dinosaur eggs and iron maidens. These are now exhibited in Ripley museums around the world, including one in London's Piccadilly Circus. The Ripley's Believe It or Not! annual has become an international best-seller.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author


More books by

Publisher

Arrow (Young) an imprint of Cornerstone

Publication date

10th April 2014

ISBN

9780099568070


I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

I love lovereading4kids because I’ve read amazing books I would never have picked up, and its opened doors to new genre’s I now love.

Harriet Cunningham

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools