All Aboard The Discovery Express

All Aboard The Discovery Express : Open the Flaps and Solve the Mysteries

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Welcome on board the Discovery Express! The year is 1937 and a conundrum is afoot: a professor on the verge of a brilliant discovery has disappeared. Can you help to solve the clues on this time-travelling adventure and track down the missing scientist? On your voyage, you'll travel the world, see some of the most important moments in the history of transport, meet the most brilliant engineers of all time, and ultimately unveil the design of the world's first jet engine! With clues to solve on every page, this interactive lift-flap adventure is sure to spark the imaginations of aspiring scientists and engineers everywhere, as you travel back in time to discover the history of transport.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 248 x 305 x 17mm | 770g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1847809898
  • 9781847809896
  • 221,358

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'A triumph. Quality information and simply mesmerising to look at. Come aboard!' * Minerva Reads * 'an inspiring volume' * Irish Examiner * (a) beautiful interactive lift the flap adventure' * BorntoEngineer * 'a sophisticated and interactive flap book reminiscent of Egyptology and Chris Riddell's activity-packed Alienography... The rich 1930s-style illustrations give a sense of lushness to the book, and there's plenty of information for older children' * Booktrust * 'discover some of the biggest moments and changes in history. A lift-the-flap adventure that will inspire and entertain' * Smallish * " engaging overview of humankind's attempts to travel faster and farther..." * Publishers Weekly *
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About Emily Hawkins

Emily Hawkins is a writer and editor of children's books for all ages. She wrote the New York Times bestseller Oceanology, as well as several other titles in the Ology series, which has sold over 16 million copies worldwide. She holds a first-class English degree from Nottingham University, and now lives in Winchester with her young family.

Tom Adams is an award-winning television producer and author. He was born in Yorkshire but now lives in Kent, UK. With a science background, he was inspired to turn his hand to writing children's books once his eldest son, then 5, started asking questions about how the world worked. He won the Society of Authors/ ALCS Award for Educational Writing for his book Molecule Mayhem.

Tom Clohosy Cole is a London-based freelance illustrator, designer & animator. He is the illustrator of All Aboard the Discovery Express, Destination: Planet Earth and Destination: Space, which was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards 2017.
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25 ratings
4.36 out of 5 stars
5 52% (13)
4 36% (9)
3 8% (2)
2 4% (1)
1 0% (0)
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