Synopses & Reviews
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.
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)
This type of book can be revisited time and time again. (Library Talk, Starred Review)
This spectacular look at airplanes soars with features on various kinds of aircraft, from passenger planes to fighter jets, and full-color photography and giant-sized, poster-like spreads.