Synopses & Reviews
Full steam ahead! Join the crew for a stirring voyage through the world of ships in this generously illustrated compendium of everything nautical. Investigate the mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle, find out what role ironclad warships played in the Civil War, and observe a container ship loading its cargo! Detailed cutaway artwork lets you explore the inner workings of all kinds of ships -- from ocean liners and aircraft carriers to sailboats and steamships. A useful reference section includes an illustrated glossary and index. The perfect gift for the budding seafarer.
This pictorial guide is one of those appealing titles that you wish each child could own, or at least read.
School Library JournalAn inviting volume. Children's Book WatchVery highly recommended for personal, school and community library collections, Ships is enhanced for the young reader with a useful reference section that includes an illustrated glossary and a "user friendly" index.