Mighty Machines by Steve Parker


Mighty Machines by Steve Parker

This is an exciting new series that uses 'X-ray' artwork to illustrate the underlying science or technology of familiar structures and systems. The books explore the workings of some key inventions and machinery, such as telecommunications, spacecraft, and diggers, as well as the basic structures of the Earth, animals and the human body. Each title contains: stunning artwork that supports the text and provides a clear and compelling visual aid to learning; a range of text that deliver the facts in an interesting way; and excellent cross-curricular material to support Key Stage 2-3 requirements for science, technology and history.

About the Author

STEVE PARKER is an award-winning science author for children and adults. After gaining a degree in Zoology and working at the Natural History Museum, Steve moved into educational publishing and has now written more than 300 titles. He is a Senior Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. JOHN HASLAM has been working as an illustrator for most of his professional life. John worked in advertising for 10 years and worked on various projects including TV storyboards, to illustrating for all kinds of accounts from Pritt Stick (the Pritt Stick Man was his invention), to comic pages such as Danger Mouse, Disney and Transformers.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 9-12 years


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Publication date

30th August 2006



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