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Building Machines

By Ian Graham
Illustrated by Carles Ballesteros

The perfect introduction to simple mechanics for budding engineers everywhere.

Explore the giant vehicles used in the construction industry – from trucks and loaders to excavators and cranes – then build your very own construction machines! A must for budding engineers, this unique interactive book contains all you need to put together 9 working models. Just follow the simple instructions to bolt colour-coded cogs, rods and wheels onto the perforated workshop – then discover for yourself how each machine works!

  • 9 working mechanisms to build
  • Pegboard and over 50 sturdy, colourful machine pieces plus nuts and bolts
  • A colourful, witty 24pp-guide to the mechanics of moving parts

About the author

Ian Graham is a children's writer with a wealth of experience, who has worked for many publishers including Franklin Watts and Quarto Publishing on subjects ranging from space exploration and transport to forensic science.

About the illustrator

Carles Ballesteros lives in Chile, where he teaches illustration and works as a professional illustrator. He combines traditional drawing skills with digital techniques to create his work.

ISBN: 9781922244352
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: November 1, 2015
Dimensions: 265 x 235mm, 24pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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