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Planes, Trains and Very Fast Cars: The History of Transport

Planes, Trains and Very Fast Cars: The History of Transport

Throughout history, people have always moved from one place to another. The development of transport was essential for the advancement of civilisation and the sharing of goods, ideas and cultures. The Industrial Revolution in the 19th Century saw anumber of inventions fundamental... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781921580505
Published 3 December 2018 by New Holland Publishers
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Brown-Paul, Christine
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ISBN-13 9781921580505
ISBN-10 192158050X
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher New Holland Publishers
Imprint Young Reed
Publication Date 3 December 2018
International Publication Date 1 November 2018
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Brown-Paul, Christine
Category Transport Technologies
Australian
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions Width: 215mm
Height: 280mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 388
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Throughout history, people have always moved from one place to another. The development of transport was essential for the advancement of civilisation and the sharing of goods, ideas and cultures. The Industrial Revolution in the 19th Century saw anumber of inventions fundamentally change transport, leading to the incredible and exciting machines we use today. Planes, Trains & Fast Cars presents the development of three broad modes of transportation, bringing the facts to life with interestingtimelines, thrilling images and fascinating technological details.

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Author's Bio

Christine Brown-Paul is an extensively experienced journalist, editor, researcher and scriptwriter. She has also worked for numerous government and non-government organisations as a media consultant and communications professional. As a part-time university tutor, Christine takes a keen interest in the educational sector and how it can provide real learning opportunities for both children and adults seeking to expand their knowledge of the world. She is a seasoned traveller, having explored many countries and taking every opportunity to travel via diverse types of transport on and off the beaten track.

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