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Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-Sections of Everything

Written by Richard Platt

Illustrated by Stephen Biesty

Part of the Stephen Biesty Cross Sections Series

Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-Sections of Everything Synopsis

How many rivets and bolts hold the wings of a Boeing 777 plane together? Why does an astronaut's space suit have a layer of liquid-cooled underwear? Who puts the jam in doughnuts? Find out the answers to these questions and much, much more in Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-Sections of Everything. His intricate artwork will have children and adults alike poring over every detail, whether it's following the production line of a factory making newspapers or exploring the insides of the Saturn V rocket. Taking you through every stage of each process is Chester the Tester, a character who helps explain how things are made, along with his sidekick Hector the Inspector. Written with humour and fascinating facts to guide you through the illustrations, this book is a glorious way to learn about the world around you. First published 25 years ago, Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-Sections series has been updated for the silver anniversary, bringing delight to a whole new generation of curious young readers.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241403471
Publication date: 2nd April 2020
Author: Richard Platt
Illustrator: Stephen Biesty
Publisher: DK Children an imprint of Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Richard Platt

Stephen Biesty made his name in the 1990s for his best-selling Incredible Cross-section series published by DK, which have topped sales of more than 3.5 million globally and have been printed in 16 languages. He has won many prizes, including the New York Times Best Illustrated Book Award in 1993. Stephen has also worked on several digital media projects, including an animated film for an exhibition at Tower Bridge in 2009. Richard Platt has published more than 100 books, 32 of which were for DK. He has won several prizes, including a Blue Peter award. Richard also writes TV scripts, museum interpretation, and he has appeared ...

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