DK Big Book of Airplanes (Hardcover)

By Caroline Bingham, Anne Millard, DK Publishing

DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley), 9780789465214, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 3, 2001

List Price: 14.99*
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Imaginations will soar! From the fastest--and noisiest--passenger plane in the world, to downright strange aircraft, here is a spectacular look at a subject of endless fascination to children. Marvel at one of the first planes to blast into space! Learn about a plane that can land on water. And take a close look at the fastest of all jet planes, the Blackbird. Striking photographs are supported by lively and informative text that gives children a fuller understanding of these amazing machines.

Praise For DK Big Book of Airplanes

Stunning photographs, diagrams, and succinct text...; Excellent browsing for aviation fans and reluctant readers. (Booklist) This type of book can be revisited time and time again. (Library Talk, Starred Review)