Story of Flying

Story of Flying

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The history of man-made flight for children growing in reading confidence. From Da Vinci to the Wright Brothers, find out how people dreamed of taking to the sky in complex "flying machines", before inventions such as hot-air balloons, airships, helicopters and of course aeroplanes made it all possible. Usborne Young Reading has been developed with reading experts from Roehampton University.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 6mm | 100g
  • Usborne Publishing Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour illus
  • 074605789X
  • 9780746057896
  • 2,171,676

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