GO! by DK Publishing
The whole world of
An innovative exploration of the
world of travel, Go! inspires the reader to take a fresh look at
everyday transport. It peels back the roof of a jumbo jet, follows a
day in the life of Grand Central Terminal, pulls apart a classic car
and light airplane, and looks at the luxury of life aboard a modern cruise ship. A
historical context is provided by timelines, which open each
chapter, while astonishing facts and detailed descriptions explain
modern transport methods and networks. Stunning new photography and
illustrations take the reader on an amazing visual journey, and ten
inventive foldout features add to the dynamic concept of this
exciting and original book. Go! is divided into three thematic
chapters: Water, Land, and Air. Within each section the types of
transport within these areas are extensively explored. Technology is
explained, and exploded anatomies of selected vehicles show just how
complex - or simple - their mechanics are. Stunning new photography
and illustrations take the reader on an amazing visual journey, and
ten inventive foldout features add to the dynamic concept of this
exciting and original book. This amazing visual ride is like nothing
you've seen before!
book is a great, high-quality "coffee table" read that will
appeal to all ages (8+ years old), with 240 full-color pages of
transportation vehicles and informative explanations. DK is a
well known publisher of quality illustrated books, with interesting
subjects and intelligent writing.
XL kit airplane is featured on pages 218 to 223, including a
spectacular four-page foldout poster
(about 16-in x 24-in) of
an actual kit layout.
is a "must-have" book if you're a Zodiac builder or
enthusiast, and a great gift idea for both the young and old.