The Best Book of Speed MachinesBook - 2002
"Discover the vehicles that make it possible to travel fast-- from the quickest pedal-powered bicycles to twin-hulled hydroplanes, from rocket-powered cars to hypersonic aircraft"--Cover, P. . Boys and girls, start your engines! Rocket planes and record-breaking speedboats, dragsters and race cars-all the vehicles and machines that thrill children who love speedy things are here in this information-packed book. With its action-oriented text, detailed, full-color spreads, and step-by-step illustrations, this book takes to the air, land, and sea in its quest for speed. Realistic art shows the fascinating detail behind the highly-tuned engines that power the fastest cars. A reference section at the back of the book includes an illustrated glossary and an index to encourage reference skills.
Publisher: New York : Kingfisher, 2002
Branch Call Number: 629.046 Gr
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Alternative Title: Speed machines