How Everything Works by James Gulliver Hancock


ISBN
9781838695231
Published
Binding
Hardcover
Pages
24
Dimensions
280 x 260mm

The latest title in the popular 'How Things Work' series will make the ordinary seem extraordinary. Featuring the beautifully detailed illustrations of James Gulliver Hancock, How Everything Works will take a close-up look at the world around us to examine well-known, everyday environments and reveal how all the various objects and machines found there operate.

Full-page gatefolds showcase large, dense scenes while smaller flaps can be opened to uncover the secrets of the latest gizmos and gadgets. Explore a home, a building site, a factory, a shopping mall, an office and a busy street; find out how a car, a computer, a conveyor belt and mobile phone work, and much more!

Contents includes:

A History of Things: watch as a street changes through time
Down on the Farm: from tractors to combine harvesters and wind turbines
At the Construction Site: mix cement, dig underground, and then look upward to cranes and skyscrapers
Staying in Touch: connect through mobile phones, wireless tech and satellite communications
Getting Around - local: hit the road with cars, buses, bicycles, motorbikes and even electric vehicles
Getting Around - long distance: jump aboard trains, planes and boats
In the Home: the inner workings of washing machines, lightbulbs and electricity
At the Office: computers, photocopiers, air con
Entertainment: from rollercoasters to video games
Shopping: scan barcodes and watch CCTV
At the Factory: from assembly lines to automation, robots and fork-lift trucks
At the hospital: uncover modern medicine
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