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andlt;bandgt;WHAT'S THAT STIRRING AND WHIRRING?andlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt; Robots have left the lab and are on the move, discovering sunken treasure, traveling deep into space, and venturing inside raging infernos. Read about the real-life robots that are mowing our lawns, spying on us, saving lives, and doing what humans cannot — dealing with deadly poisons and explosive devices! But that's not all. You'll learn about what might be in store with advances in artificial intelligence, robots that are learning to mimic human emotions, and even half-human, half-robot cyborgs. Could a robot rebellion occur in the future? Will nanorobots be so small that a thousand of them could hide behind a pinhead? From giant car-crushing machines to the latest microbots working inside the human body, this is the complete guide to the exciting world of robotics.

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The Kingfisher Young Knowledge series gives children a look at subjects with fun and easy-to-follow projects, new vocabulary footnotes, and much more. Animal Homes introduces the different places and spaces that animals call home. Full color.

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Chock-full of eye-popping visuals, fascinating cutaways, and great memorabilia, this book includes a basic guide for robot construction, flaps and foldouts highlighting robotic advances, and much more. Full color.

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An engaging, graphic novel-style introduction to the most amazing animal survivors

Discover the intriguing stories of curious creatures that live for a day, live for hundreds of years, or are totally indestructible. Meet the animals that became war heroes, those that sleep all winter or all summer, and those that can survive in plummeting temperatures. Incredible facts are paired with humorous artwork to offer an intriguing and scientific look at the more extreme aspects of the animal world.

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WHAT'S THAT STIRRING AND WHIRRING?

Robots have left the lab and are on the move, discovering sunken treasure, traveling deep into space, and venturing inside raging infernos. Read about the real-life robots that are mowing our lawns, spying on us, saving lives, and doing what humans cannot — dealing with deadly poisons and explosive devices! But that's not all. You'll learn about what might be in store with advances in artificial intelligence, robots that are learning to mimic human emotions, and even half-human, half-robot cyborgs. Could a robot rebellion occur in the future? Will nanorobots be so small that a thousand of them could hide behind a pinhead? From giant car-crushing machines to the latest microbots working inside the human body, this is the complete guide to the exciting world of robotics.

About the Author

Clive Gifford's books have been published in more than 50 countries, and have won numerous awards including Smithsonian Museum's Notable Books for Children for The Living Worlds, and Best Books of 2004 award, from a journal published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for Robots. Sarah Horne is the illustrator of Vile: A Cautionary Tale for Little Monsters. David Burnie is a zoologist.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416964148
Author:
Gifford, Clive
Publisher:
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Illustrator:
Picini, Frank
Author:
Picini, Frank
Author:
Horne, Sarah
Subject:
Technology-Machinery
Subject:
Technology - How Things Work/Are Made
Subject:
Technology - Electricity & Electronics
Subject:
Science & Technology - Machinery
Subject:
Technology - Machinery & Tools
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Technology-Machinery
Subject:
Animals - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback - picture book
Publication Date:
20080631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr (jewel, magnetic fold over die-c
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
11 x 9.5 in
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
08-14

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Product details 48 pages Atheneum Books - English 9781416964148 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The Kingfisher Young Knowledge series gives children a look at subjects with fun and easy-to-follow projects, new vocabulary footnotes, and much more. Animal Homes introduces the different places and spaces that animals call home. Full color.
"Synopsis" by , Chock-full of eye-popping visuals, fascinating cutaways, and great memorabilia, this book includes a basic guide for robot construction, flaps and foldouts highlighting robotic advances, and much more. Full color.
"Synopsis" by , An engaging, graphic novel-style introduction to the most amazing animal survivors

Discover the intriguing stories of curious creatures that live for a day, live for hundreds of years, or are totally indestructible. Meet the animals that became war heroes, those that sleep all winter or all summer, and those that can survive in plummeting temperatures. Incredible facts are paired with humorous artwork to offer an intriguing and scientific look at the more extreme aspects of the animal world.

"Synopsis" by , WHAT'S THAT STIRRING AND WHIRRING?

Robots have left the lab and are on the move, discovering sunken treasure, traveling deep into space, and venturing inside raging infernos. Read about the real-life robots that are mowing our lawns, spying on us, saving lives, and doing what humans cannot — dealing with deadly poisons and explosive devices! But that's not all. You'll learn about what might be in store with advances in artificial intelligence, robots that are learning to mimic human emotions, and even half-human, half-robot cyborgs. Could a robot rebellion occur in the future? Will nanorobots be so small that a thousand of them could hide behind a pinhead? From giant car-crushing machines to the latest microbots working inside the human body, this is the complete guide to the exciting world of robotics.

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