Science & Nature
The Science Of Bridges and Tunnels
This fascinating guide to how humans mastered space travel combines fact-packed, easy-to-read text with colourful and quirky illustrations. From the first satellite, Sputnik 1, to the Apollo program and the interstellar probes operated by scientists today, it is an eye-opening introduction to the mechanics and marvels of spacecraft.
Each spread has multiple entry points, including an introductory paragraph, illustrations and side panels such as Fascinating Fact, Can You Believe It?, and Try It Yourself, which provide additional information and handy advice.
A published author of over eighty books, mainly for children and young adults, Alex lives in Southgate, North London, with his wife and two children.