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How Cars Work: The Interactive Guide to Mechanisms that Make a Car Move

How Cars Work: The Interactive Guide to Mechanisms that Make a Car Move (Hardback)

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Kids' passion for cars has always run fast and furious, and this interactive book and kit gives enthusiastic gearheads the opportunity to build the essential parts of a car easily and independently.colourful and energetic, How Cars Work details the principles for ten basic car mechanisms and includes examples of their everyday use, helpful timelines detailing each part's history, and straightforward instructions on how to build each mechanism. All of the materials needed to build each mechanism are contained within the kit, including machine pieces, nuts and bolts, and a detachable peg board,all colour-coded for easy identification. The projects include: wheels, gear box, steering, exhaust valves, timing belt, pistons, suspension, accelerator pedal, and brakes.This follow-up to How Machines Work is hands-on and engaging, certain to inspire the DIY spirit in every child!

Children'sEducational materialEducational: TechnologyChildren'sGeneral non-fictionScience & technologyTransport Publisher: Running Press,U.S. Publication Date: 12/09/2013 ISBN-13: 9780762447268  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

Nick Arnold is the author of How Cars Work and the Horrible Science series which has been awarded Britain's Aventis Prize for Science Books. He also works as a professional historian and located an ancient battlefield that had been lost for one thousand years. He lives in Devon, England,Allan Sanders is the illustrator of How Machines Work and internationally renowned for his powerful, quirky illustrations, which have appeared in such publications as The Economist, The Guardian, New Scientist, and the Los Angeles Times. His interactive and animation work has been featured in exhibitions at the London Science Museum. He lives in Brighton, England.

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