Home Page Coming Soon
Product Category: Top -> History -> History: Ancient

Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-Sections of Everything

Author: Richard Platt
Illustrator:
Retail Price: $29.99
Betabooks Price $23.99
ISBN: 9780241403471
Format: Hardback
Published: March 2020
Published By: Dorling Kindersley
Stock Availability
Titles that are READY TO SHIP will be sent from our warehouse within 2 business days while stocks last. Click here for more details.

Temporarily out of stock Available to order
Temporarily out of stock
 
SAVE $6.00  (20.0%) 
Quantity:
 

Product Description

Step inside the extraordinary world of Stephen Biesty and find out how a wide 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, planes, 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 book 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 book 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.Step inside the extraordinary world of Stephen Biesty and find out how a wide 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, planes, 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 book 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 book 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.
In this 25th anniversary edition, Stephen Biesty and Richard Platt combine incredible, detailed illustrations and trademark humour to take the reader inside and around the human body, to show and explain how it works
ISBN: 9780241403471
Number of Pages: 32
Format: Hardback
Reading Level:
Published Date: 31-Mar-2020
Dimensions (mm): 305x260mm
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley

New Releases