Buildings, Bridges and Tunnels An Accidental History of Inventions by Jon Richards
  

Buildings, Bridges and Tunnels An Accidental History of Inventions

Written by Jon Richards
Illustrated by
Part of the It'll Never Work Series

RRP £12.99

Synopsis

Buildings, Bridges and Tunnels An Accidental History of Inventions by Jon Richards

Have you ever wondered what made human beings want to reach for the skies by building higher and higher? And how they did it? Learn all about the the history of construction in It'll Never Work: Buildings, Bridges and Tunnels, a book that explores the medieval castles, underwater hotels, tunnels under the sea and the successes and failures that have led to the building feats 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.

About the Author

Jon Richards is an award-winning author of non-fiction books for children. He specialises in visual literacy, infographics and data visualisation.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Jon Richards
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Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

22nd September 2016

ISBN

9781445150598


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