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See below for a selection of the latest books from Transport (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Transport (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Transport (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!
A dirt bike rider flies off a ramp and soars the length of a football field. He lands safely with a thud. In wild stunts like this, the technology of an off-road vehicle can mean the difference between life and death. Off-road vehicles need super-tough suspension systems. Some quad bikes have tyres without air to battle rugged terrain without going flat. The SkyRunner dune buggy even has a parachute that can lift it into the air! Take young readers on a journey through the technology that makes off-road vehicles so amazing.
Electric cars have come a long way since the first petrol-electric hybrid vehicles hit the market in the late 1990s. Some modern electric cars boast a range of around 480 kilometres (300 miles) on one charge. And they're not all for the tame of heart. Some electric-powered sports cars can reach top speeds of 400 km (250 miles) per hour! Take young readers on a journey through the technology that makes electric cars so amazing.
Based on the Netflix original series, this adorable tabbed board book is perfect for any Go! Go! Cory Carson fan! Ride along the winding streets of Bumperton Hills as you meet all of the cars in Cory's neighborhood. From Cory to Chrissy, this delightful book is filled with things that go! Go! Go! Cory Carson features Cory, a little kid car with an engine that runs on fun! Cory and his family live in the town of Bumperton Hills, a charming neighborhood filled with characters of all different makes and models. While navigating the winding roads of childhood, Cory's eager and playful spirit sometimes veers him off course. Luckily his friends and family are always there to get Cory back on track!
Take a journey along Britain's canals and find out all about how they were built, what locks are and how they work, and canal boats and the people who might live on them. Case studies feature the larger canal systems in Britain such as the Grand Union Canal and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, while our 'top tips' on what to do when on a canal boat provide readers with practical advice for their next boating holiday.
Travel through history and reach new heights with this breath-taking children's reference book, all about jets, planes, and other sensational flying machines. Hop aboard the agile blackbird spy plane as you become a pilot for the secret service, perform loops and flips in the streamlined stunt plane, and compete against the best of the best in the magnificent microlight plane, in this informative children's reference book. Touch the skies and discover all about the different features of these aerodynamic aircrafts, and what makes them so exciting. With fascinating facts, and beautiful, close-up photography, this children's book brings these wonderful flying machines to life, and captivates and inspires its young readers. Did you know that some jumbo jets can carry up to 660 passengers? Or that the blades on a chinook helicopter spin at around 225 times per minute? There are thousands and thousands of winged machines in the world, both past and present, so there is plenty to explore in this kid's plane book. Whether they are budding pilots, or airplane enthusiasts, this reference book is perfect for young readers with an appetite for information all about planes, jets, and other magnificent machines that defy gravity.
No longer a part of science fiction, self-driving cars are a reality. Is there an object blocking the way? Sensors will see it and apply the brakes. Drifting out of a lane? The car will steer you back in. Complex computer systems continually monitor data and act. This book takes readers on a journey through the current technology in self-driving cars and where engineers want to go in the future.
Don't blink! You might miss the racing car whizz past! Technology is behind this super speed and impressive power. New tyre compounds produce top grip and battery upgrades keep electric racing cars accelerating to ever-higher top speeds. Advanced video systems keep a watchful eye on the pits in stock car races and high-tech sensors capture data second by second. Take young readers on a journey through the technology that makes racing cars so amazing.
How do cars get around without human drivers? What can vehicles run on besides petrol or diesel? What's behind the mind-blowing speed of a race car? This inspiring series gives readers an under-the-bonnet look at some of the most cutting-edge, high-tech vehicles on the market and in development. From amphibious vehicles to electric cars and more, the technology inside that makes each vehicle so amazing is revealed.
Medical innovation requires research, and research depends on patients and healthy volunteers willing to assume risks. Considering the ethical decisions medical practitioners must face, Beginning Life takes a close look at several bold medical innovations that have created new lives and saved others. With detailed information on assisted reproductive technologies like in vitro fertilization (IVF) and surrogacy, genetic testing and therapy, stem cells and therapeutic cloning, and intensive care techniques for severely premature newborns, this new resource highlights key ethical principles and their application to the everyday practice of medicine.