Legendary Journeys: Ships

Legendary Journeys: Ships

3.75 (4 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , Illustrated by 

List price: US$19.98

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

Legendary Journeys: Ships unfolds the enthralling history of sea-going vessels as they sailed across the globe, from the invention of simple rafts and dugouts to the new technologies of today's luxury liners. Ten two-stage sliders with die-cuts and flaps make dramatic features that pull out to reveal amazing details of the world's iconic ships and their inner workings. You can also share the experience of passengers sailing on the world's great ships, including Captain James Cooke, botanist Joseph Banks and Molly Brown who survived the sinking of the TITANIC.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 30 pages
  • 198.12 x 292.1 x 30.48mm | 997.9g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations, maps
  • 0753466813
  • 9780753466810
  • 859,236

Review quote

Booklistall illustrated with exacting detail. Ideal fodder for budding engineers Publishers WeeklyThe squat, wide format of this book is already well-suited to its subject matter, and it becomes even more so when its trick is revealed: five pages pull out, almost tripling the scene's width and unveiling additional railroad cars. Steele provides an informative chronology of locomotive history from the advent of steam power to the rise of luxury trains like the Orient Express and today's high-speed and mag-lev trains. . . . this is likely to delight railroad enthusiasts. Tucsoncitizen.comIn this slide-out, see-through, hands-on book, young readers will see the train from the humble beginnings of the steam engine to the challenge of laying transcontinental rails. Amazing die-cuts, sliders, and see-through panels provide a unique glimpse into some of the world most iconic trains. Philip Steele is the author of more than sixty books on history, geography, and cultural and social themes for children. (Ages 8 up)show more

About Brian Lavery

Brian Lavery is a British naval historian, author, and Curator Emeritus at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. Sebastian Quigley is an author and illustrator of several non-fiction children's books. He illustrated the Kingfisher title I Wonder Why Planes Have Wings. His other credits include The Dinosaur Museum, The Hammond Space Atlas, The World of Flight (An Inside Look), and several Lego Modelers books.show more

Rating details

4 ratings
3.75 out of 5 stars
5 25% (1)
4 25% (1)
3 50% (2)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X