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Flying Machines

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Flying Machines
Written by Quarto Children's Books Ltd
Format: Novelty Book
ISBN-13: 9780763671075
Our Price: $19.99

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Flying Machines

author: Quarto Children's Books Ltd

Do you love machines that fly? Can you name some key aviation inventions, from balloons to solar-powered planes? Do you know how flight forces such as gravity, drag, thrust, and lift work? Kids who are raring to make their own flying machines can pore through the theory and history of flight, build five different models a galactic glider, a deadly dart, a whirlybird helicopter, a single-prop Starlite, and a twin-prop SuperStar and pick up some expert tips on flying them like an ace. Special features include:
Tear-out printed sheets for making two paper planes
Materials for making three propeller-powered machines, including balsa wood body parts, neoprene wings, plastic propellers, wheels, and an elastic band

Ready to take off? Learn all about aerodynamics and find everything you need to make five fabulous flying machines.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$19.99 / $23.00
076367107X /  9780763671075
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Novelty Books / Novelty Book
age range:
8 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 13/16" x 7 1/16"
grade range:
Grade 3 - Grade 7
Juvenile Nonfiction; Activity Books; Transportation; Technology; Science & Nature;
author’s comments:
Nick Arnold has written more than fifty books and is best known for the Horrible Science series. He lives in Devon, England.
illustrator’s comments:
Brendan Kearney makes his illustration debut with Flying Machines. He lives in St. Albans, England.
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