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              How They Made Things Work: Egyptians

              How They Made Things Work: Egyptians (Paperback)

              By Platt, Richard; Illustrated by Lawrence, David

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              Fun informative guides on how people in the past solved technological problems.

              ISBN 9781445164465
              Released AU 26 Apr 2018
              Publisher Hachette Children's Books
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series How They Made Things Work
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              The Train Under Your Feet: Band 07 Turquoise/Band 14 Ruby

              The Train Under Your Feet: Band 07 Turquoise/Band 14 Ruby (Paperback)

              By Platt, Richard; Prepared for publication by Big Cat, Collins

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              Collins Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 4-11 edited by Cliff Moon. Top children's authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that your children will love to read, banded to help you choose the right book for every child. Practical ideas for gu...ided reading are included at the back of each book.
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              ISBN 9780007498451
              Released AU 1 May 2013
              Publisher Misc Pub
              Interest Age 0-5 years
              Series Collins Big Cat Progress
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              How They Made Things Work: Greeks

              How They Made Things Work: Greeks (Paperback)

              By Platt, Richard; Illustrated by Lawrence, David

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              Fun informative guides on how people in the past solved technological problems.

              ISBN 9781445164328
              Released AU 29 May 2018
              Publisher Hachette Children's Books
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series How They Made Things Work
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              How They Made Things Work: In the Age of Industry

              How They Made Things Work: In the Age of Industry (Paperback)

              By Platt, Richard; Illustrated by Lawrence, David

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              Fun informative guides on how people in the past solved technological problems.

              ISBN 9781445164311
              Released AU 29 May 2018
              Publisher Hachette Children's Books
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series How They Made Things Work
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              Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-Sections of Everything
                

              Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-Sections of Everything (PDF ebook)

              By Platt, Richard; Illustrated by Biesty, Stephen

              Step inside the extraordinary world of Stephen Biesty and find out how a variety of curious things are made, from tower blocks and underground tunnels to the milk, chocolate, and doughnuts on your table, via matches, diamond rings, and sports shoes - not to mention racing cars, p...lanes, and rockets.The incredible artwork will have children and adults alike poring over every detail, whether it's following the production line of a factory making nails or newspapers, or exploring the insides of a Boeing 777 plane and the Saturn V rocket. Taking you through every stage of each process is Chester the Tester, a character who helps explain how things are made, along with his sidekick Hector the Inspector. This brilliant ebook is also packed with unbelievable information. Did you know that dinosaur skeletons in museums are not real fossils? Or that the Boeing 777 has slam-proof toilet lids so the noise doesn't disturb passengers? Written with humour and fascinating facts to guide you through the intricate illustrations, this ebook is a glorious way to learn about the world around you. First published 25 years ago, Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-Sections series has been updated for the silver anniversary, bringing delight to a whole new generation of curious young readers.
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              ISBN 9780241456712
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              Language en
              Released AU 2 Apr 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Stephen Biesty Cross Sections
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              Stephen Biesty's More Incredible Cross-sections
                

              Stephen Biesty's More Incredible Cross-sections (PDF ebook)

              By Platt, Richard; Illustrated by Biesty, Stephen

              This illustrated book for children shows you how things work. Look inside the human body, explore the magic of Venice, and take a tour around a movie studio - and much more!Part of a unique series that the Guardian in 2016 voted one of the best illustrated non-fiction books ever,... More Incredible Cross-sections is Stephen Biesty at the top of his game. In this updated edition with a refreshed, contemporary style, he gives readers an exploded view of 12 objects, places, landmarks, and modes of transport. But look closer! In every picture is an alien who has lost his way: can you find him? As you pore over Stephen Biesty's superbly detailed pages, you will also discover loads of awesome facts. Did you know that steam engines were notoriously difficult to stop, leading to frequent accidents? Or that people at an Antarctic research base rely on supplies from an aircraft's parachute drops during winter? From windmills to cities, airports to space stations, More Incredible Cross-sections is for curious minds of any age interested in finding out how our amazing world works.
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              ISBN 9780241430835
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              Language en
              Released AU 3 Oct 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Ebook Terms Dorling Kindersley titles are sold with a 1 year time limit or 36 loans. view?
              Loan Credits 36
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              Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Castle
                

              Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Castle (PDF ebook)

              By Platt, Richard; Illustrated by Biesty, Stephen

              History comes alive in this incredible children's illustrated book about castles. Slicing through different areas of a medieval fortress, extraordinary views reveal the people busy inside, and preparing for battle as an enemy army approaches. Includes facts, you'll find out what ...it takes to build a massive 14th-century castle, dress a knight in armour, or prepare a feast fit for a king or queen. From the drawbridge to the dungeon, Cross-sections Castle swarms with the people who keep the castle ticking over - the workers, craftsmen, and servants. And, as you pore over every page, look out for the villainous spy. Is he in the well... the keep... the moat? No? Keep looking, he's there somewhere!Back in print after 20 years, you can cheer on jousters, be entertained by a troubadour, and witness the gory details of a traitor's demise. This unique illustrated book for kids is not just the story of a castle - it brings medieval history to life.
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              ISBN 9780241406601
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              Language en
              Released AU 2 May 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              Loan Credits 36
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              Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-Sections
                

              Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-Sections (PDF ebook)

              By Platt, Richard; Illustrated by Biesty, Stephen

              This children ebook explores the innermost workings of some extraordinary buildings and machines. From helicopters to submarines, skyscrapers to coal mines, open up a fascinating world packed with unique and detailed cutaway drawings.Whether it's a Spanish galleon or a medieval c...astle, each cross-section slice or exploded view reveals what's going on inside. See the people swarming inside the Empire State Building, the workers busy backstage at the opera house, and where the crew sleep on a jumbo jet. Included also are two impressive fold-outs showing an ocean liner and a steam train.There are lots of fun facts to be discovered, and curious details are highlighted and explained. Did you know one of the funnels of the Queen Mary liner was fake, and used for storing deckchairs? And in almost every scene there's the challenge to find a man on the toilet! With more than a million copies sold, Stephen Biesty's award-winning illustrated books are as fascinating today as they were when first published, in 1992. Incredible Cross Sections is the ultimate way to see how things work.
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              ISBN 9780241406595
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              Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
              Language en
              Released AU 2 May 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 8-10 years
              Ebook Terms Dorling Kindersley titles are sold with a 1 year time limit or 36 loans. view?
              Loan Credits 36
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              Plants Bite Back
                

              Plants Bite Back (EPUB ebook)

              By Platt, Richard

              Through a story about plants, this book provides the first steps in reading, using word repetition and photographs through to increasingly complex vocabulary and sentence structure.

              ISBN 9781409367420
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              Language en
              Released AU 1 Jan 2013
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series DK Readers Level 3
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              Spies
                

              Spies (EPUB ebook)

              By Platt, Richard

              This reader is about the secret world of spies and is part of a series which is designed for the National Curriculum and the Scottish and Irish Curricula to improve and aid the development of children's reading skills.

              ISBN 9781409316381
              Available in EPUB
              Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
              Language en
              Released AU 1 May 2013
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series DK Readers Level 3
              Ebook Terms Dorling Kindersley titles are sold with a 1 year time limit or 36 loans. view?
              Loan Credits 36
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