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Weave your way through history with Amazing Transport and find out how cars, trains, aeroplanes, rockets and many more exciting models of transport came to be the way they are today.

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Tom Jackson is a science writer based in Bristol, UK. Tom specialises in recasting science and technology into lively historical narratives. After almost 20 years of writing for children and adults, Tom has uncovered a wealth of stories that help to bring technical content alive and create new ways of enjoying learning about science. In his time, Tom is a Bloomsbury author who wrote Chilled: How Refrigeration Changed the World and Might Do So Again for the Sigma list. He is also the author for our Lights! Matter! Action!, A Beginners Guide to Physics, for Bloomsbury Children's Books. Chris Mould is a freelance illustrator based in West Yorkshire. Known for his quirky black and white line work, he has illustrated a number of books for children including A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig, has been featured in magazines and newspapers, and most recently his work has been used in television and feature film development work. He has also been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway medal for Pirates 'n' Pistols.


The text by Tom Jackson provides interesting and intriguing information about the evolution of a variety of different transport types over the ages... Vehicles explored include not just the expected ones such as trains, aeroplanes, cars and bikes, but also rockets, hot-air balloons, submarines and tanks -- Anne Harding * Armadillo *
Weave your way through history and find out how cars, trains, aeroplanes, rockets and many more exciting models of transport came to be the way they are today -- The Bookseller * The Bookseller *

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