Wallace & Gromit: Volumes 1 & 2: The Complete Cracking Contraptions Manual

Wallace & Gromit: Volumes 1 & 2: The Complete Cracking Contraptions Manual


By (author) Derek Smith, Illustrated by Graham Bleathman

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  • Publisher: J H Haynes & Co Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 208mm x 268mm x 12mm | 720g
  • Publication date: 1 November 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Somerset
  • ISBN 10: 0857334115
  • ISBN 13: 9780857334114
  • Edition statement: Revised ed.
  • Sales rank: 178,884

Product description

Now you can see all Wallace & Gromit's cracking contraptions in one book! Featuring everything from the Techno Trousers to the Mind Manipulation-O-Matic, this new paperback edition combines all the content of two previous hardbacks - fabulous cutaway drawings by Graham Bleathman as well as photos and technical descriptions - into a single chunky volume at a great price. This is a book no Wallace & Gromit fan should be without.

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Author information

Derek Smith is an Editor at Haynes Publishing and the author of both Wallace & Gromit Cracking Contraptions Manuals. Graham Bleathman is widely known for his cutaway artwork, and in particular for his work on Thunderbirds and other Gerry Anderson creations. He illustrated both Haynes Wallace & Gromit Cracking Contraptions Manuals as well as the Thunderbirds Agents' Technical Manual and the Dan Dare Spacefleet Operations Manual.

Table of contents

Includes the cracking contraptions featured in ALL the Wallace & Gromit films. Vehicles: Rocket (MkI and MkII), Motorcycle & Sidecar, Austin A35 van, Techno Trousers, Steam chair, Hover boots, Giro brolly. Contraptions: Jam ballista, Bowl-O-Matic, Bed launcher, Porridge cannon, Knit-o-matic, Wallacevision, Pie machine. See what's inside Wallace and Gromit's inventions with fully annotated cutaway drawings, and technical descriptions. Fabulous fun design and heavily illustrated throughout.