Amazing Airplanes

Amazing Airplanes

by Gaby Goldsack, Lee Montgomery, Anthony Williams
     
 

Get ready for take off! The sky's the limit with this soaring, swooping, looping look at the fantastic flying machines that made aviation history. Junior pilots will delight in building and flying 5 models of legendary aircraft, including the 1909 Blériot monoplane and the rocket-powered Bell X-1. From the first flight at Kitty Hawk to breaking the sound

Overview

Get ready for take off! The sky's the limit with this soaring, swooping, looping look at the fantastic flying machines that made aviation history. Junior pilots will delight in building and flying 5 models of legendary aircraft, including the 1909 Blériot monoplane and the rocket-powered Bell X-1. From the first flight at Kitty Hawk to breaking the sound barrier, Amazing Airplanes gives kids a chance to go faster, higher and farther as they learn all about the evolution of flight and the incredible technologies that enabled man to fly. Filled with exciting historical photos, detailed diagrams, and colorful comic strips, Amazing Airplanes also tells the stories of pioneers like Wilbur and Orville Wright and Chuck Yeager. This engaging, educational book really lets kids' imaginations soar!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607101604
Publisher:
Silver Dolphin Books
Publication date:
07/29/2010
Pages:
12
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.80(d)
Age Range:
7 Years

Meet the Author

Gaby Goldsack lives in rural Wiltshire, UK with her husband, baby boy, 2 horses, 2 dogs and 4 chickens. She has been writing and editing children's books for over 20 years. Before becoming a freelance editor and writer in 1995, she worked as a non-fiction editor for Scholastic and Hodder Headline. Over the years she has written everything from short stories and picture books to information and activity books. Although she enjoys tackling a wide-range of non-fiction subjects, her primary interest lies in history in which she has a degree. When she's not busy working, Gaby Goldsack can either be found entertaining her baby or messing around outside with the horses and other animals. She also enjoys walking, cycling, reading and travel.

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