Kids' World Almanac of Transportation: Rockets, Planes, Trains, Cars, Boats and Other Ways to Get There

Kids' World Almanac of Transportation: Rockets, Planes, Trains, Cars, Boats and Other Ways to Get There

by Barbara Stein, John Lane
     
 

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* How do you qualify to become a "Top Gun?" (see page 67)
* What's the name of the "spacecraft on wheels" driven on the moon's surface by Apollo astronauts? (see page 33)
* The Batmobile was originally what kind of car? (see page 99)
* The largest ocean liner ever built weighed 83,000 tons; what was her name? (see page 165)
* How many miles per hour does

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* How do you qualify to become a "Top Gun?" (see page 67)
* What's the name of the "spacecraft on wheels" driven on the moon's surface by Apollo astronauts? (see page 33)
* The Batmobile was originally what kind of car? (see page 99)
* The largest ocean liner ever built weighed 83,000 tons; what was her name? (see page 165)
* How many miles per hour does the world's fastest train--the TGV--travel? (see page 133)
* Which country can boast that it has the world's longest railroad tunnel--33.5 miles? (see page 147)
* Air Force One, the President's jet, has how many bathrooms? (see page 53)

The answers to these and lots of other questions are inside this amazing book. More than just a reference book, this latest Kids' World Almanac was created especially for kids aged 8 to 14. It's filled with the hard stats and fun facts on all sorts of people movers--from space shuttles to chariots, supersonic jets to hot-air balloons, aircraft carriers to canoes, bullet trains to locomotives, and everything in between. The Kids' World Almanac of Transportation, filled with more than one hundred illustrations, is a great way to learn about the ways we travel: past, present, and future. So hop aboard--the fun is just beginning!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780886874902
Publisher:
World Almanac Books
Publication date:
02/15/1991
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.23(h) x 0.76(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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