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How Everything Works

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The latest title in the popular ‘How Things Work’ series will make the ordinary seem extraordinary. Featuring the beautifully detailed illustrations of James Gulliver Hancock, How Everything Works will take a close-up look at the world around us to examine well-known, everyday environments and reveal how all the various objects and machines found there operate. 

Full-page gatefolds showcase large, dense scenes while smaller flaps can be opened to uncover the secrets of the latest gizmos and gadgets. Explore a home, a building site, a factory, a shopping mall, an office and a busy street; find out how a car, a computer, a conveyor belt and mobile phone work, and much more! 
 

Contents includes:

  • A History of Things: watch as a street changes through time
  • Down on the Farm: from tractors to combine harvesters and wind turbines 
  • At the Construction Site: mix cement, dig underground, and then look upward to cranes and skyscrapers
  • Staying in Touch: connect through mobile phones, wireless tech and satellite communications
  • Getting Around - local: hit the road with cars, buses, bicycles, motorbikes and even electric vehicles
  • Getting Around - long distance: jump aboard trains, planes and boats
  • In the Home: the inner workings of washing machines, lightbulbs and electricity
  • At the Office: computers, photocopiers, air con
  • Entertainment: from rollercoasters to video games
  • Shopping: scan barcodes and watch CCTV
  • At the Factory: from assembly lines to automation, robots and fork-lift trucks
  • At the hospital: uncover modern medicine 
Book Details

ISBN: 9781838695231

Edition: 1st

Publication Date: September 2022

Writers:  
Gifford, Clive
Hancock, James Gulliver

Age range: 6-8

24 pages | Dimensions: 275mm width × 254mm height

Next edition due: Not yet determined
 

Language: English

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