Stephen Biesty’s Incredible Cross-Sections of Everything

£14.99

Step inside the extraordinary world of Stephen Biesty and find out how a 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 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.

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How many rivets and bolts hold the wings of a Boeing 777 plane together? Why does an astronaut’s space suit have a layer of liquid-cooled underwear? Who puts the jam in doughnuts?

Find out the answers to these questions and much, much more in Stephen Biesty’s Incredible Cross-Sections of Everything. His intricate artwork will have children and adults alike poring over every detail, whether it’s following the production line of a factory making newspapers or exploring the insides of 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.

Written with humour and fascinating facts to guide you through the 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.

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Weight0.501 kg
Dimensions30.8 × 25.9 × 0.8 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

32 (some folded)

Language

English

Edition

Second edition

Dewey

600 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J

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