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The Resource Stickmen's guide to gigantic machines, by John Farndon ; illustrated by John Paul De Quay

Stickmen's guide to gigantic machines, by John Farndon ; illustrated by John Paul De Quay

Label
Stickmen's guide to gigantic machines
Title
Stickmen's guide to gigantic machines
Statement of responsibility
by John Farndon ; illustrated by John Paul De Quay
Title variation
Guide to gigantic machines
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Whimsical stick figure guides take readers on a tour of various massive machines and how they work in this playful yet extremely informative guide to high-tech machines."--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Farndon, John
Dewey number
621
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
De Quay, John Paul
Series statement
Stickmen's guides to how everything works
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Machinery
  • Technology
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Stickmen's guide to gigantic machines, by John Farndon ; illustrated by John Paul De Quay
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Original edition copyright 2015 by Hungry Tomato Ltd."--Title page verso
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Gigantic machines --History of gigantic machines -- Dump trucks: bulky monsters with wheels as tall as elephants -- Construction cranes: swinging weighty loads way up in the sky -- Bucket wheel excavators: mighty machines that gobble up earth -- Tunneling machines: massive borers for burrowing underground -- Combine harvestors: cutting a swath through rolling wheat fields -- Semisubmersible rigs: drilling for oil in the seabed -- Crawler vehicles: self-propelled giants for moving spacecraft -- Large Hadron Collider: hurling tiny particles up to the speed of light -- Roller coasters: the thrills--without spills--of the scariest rides -- Abrams Tank: armor-plated and very dangerous -- Strange inventions
Control code
2015032762
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9781467795951
Lccn
2015032762
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)916593506
Label
Stickmen's guide to gigantic machines, by John Farndon ; illustrated by John Paul De Quay
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Original edition copyright 2015 by Hungry Tomato Ltd."--Title page verso
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Gigantic machines --History of gigantic machines -- Dump trucks: bulky monsters with wheels as tall as elephants -- Construction cranes: swinging weighty loads way up in the sky -- Bucket wheel excavators: mighty machines that gobble up earth -- Tunneling machines: massive borers for burrowing underground -- Combine harvestors: cutting a swath through rolling wheat fields -- Semisubmersible rigs: drilling for oil in the seabed -- Crawler vehicles: self-propelled giants for moving spacecraft -- Large Hadron Collider: hurling tiny particles up to the speed of light -- Roller coasters: the thrills--without spills--of the scariest rides -- Abrams Tank: armor-plated and very dangerous -- Strange inventions
Control code
2015032762
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9781467795951
Lccn
2015032762
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)916593506

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