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Awesome Engineering: Bridges

Sally Spray


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ISBN: 9781445155296
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A guide to landmark achievements in engineering
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  • Hardcover
    $29.25
ISBN: 9781445155296
ANNOTATION:
A guide to landmark achievements in engineering

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A guide to landmark achievements in engineering

Publisher Description

A guide to landmark achievements in engineering!

Follow the development of bridges, as they have grown longer and bigger, and more fantastical through engineering skill, design and ambition.

Get to grips with the mind-boggling advances that have been made in engineering. Find out about awe-inspiring buildings and technology. he books in the Awesome Engineering series are filled with impactful artwork, diagrams and explanations that make the awesome feats of engineering easy to understand.

Bright and bold artwork, alongside clear explanations and diagrams, guide you through a chronology of landmark engineering achievements from around the world.

Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.

Topics included:

Si-o-she Pol

Brooklyn Bridge

Forth Bridge

Vizcaya Bridge

Tower Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge

Governor Albert D Rosellini Bridge

Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge

Juscelino Kubitschek Bridge

Millau Viaduct

The Helix

Fascinating Facts

Author Biography

Sally Spray is an author of children's non-fiction books. She studied Early Years Education, then an MA in Children's Literature, and worked as a teacher before becoming an art director in children's publishing. Sally lives in the Cotswold countryside, and enjoys daily chats with her chickens, daughters and sometimes her husband, the illustrator Mark Ruffle. Her mission is to find out loads of interesting, really hard to understand stuff and pass it on to her readers as simply and concisely as possible.

Table of Contents

1: Get Over It! 2: Si-o-Seh Pol 3: Brooklyn Bridge 4: Forth Bridge 5: Vizcaya Bridge 6: Tower Bridge 7: Golden Gate Bridge 8: Governor Albert D Rosellini Bridge 9: Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge 10: Juscelino Kubitschek Bridge 11: Millau Viaduct 12: The Helix 13: Fascinating Facts 14: Further Information 15: Glossary 16: Index

Review

Get to grips with the mind-boggling advances that have been made in engineering. Find out about awe-inspiring buildings and technology ... The clear explanations and diagrams guide the reader through a chronology of landmark engineering achievements from around the world. Parents In Touch

Product Details

Author
Sally Spray
Pages
32
Publisher
Hachette Children's Group
Series
Awesome Engineering
Year
2017
ISBN-10
144515529X
ISBN-13
9781445155296
Format
Hardcover
Publication Date
2017-07-27
Media
Book
Audience Age
9
Country of Publication
United Kingdom