Get ready for a journey like no other as you explore 15 of the most awesome supersize vehicle cross sections!
Blast into space on the Saturn V Rocket Launcher and learn all about how this amazing machine made it to the moon. Delve to the bottom of the ocean on a nuclear-powered submarine and explore the watertight compartments. Relax in style as you rumble across Europe in the luxurious Orient Express.
With bite-size captions and cutaway diagrams, each spread features a different and exciting machine, showing and telling its inside story. Discover what life on board these amazing vessels is like:
Adventure Galley, a giant sailing ship captained by the famous pirate William Kidd
The Orient Express, the luxury train that traveled all the way across Europe to the Orient
RMS Titanic, the great passenger line that famously sank on its maiden voyage
LZ 129 Hindenburg Zeppelin, the airship that was destroyed in a disastrous fire
M4A4 Sherman tank, the American armored fighting vehicle used in WWII
Saturn V rocket launcher, which transported satellites, probes, and astronauts into space
R.V. Calypso, the world-famous research vessel
International Space Station, the giant space laboratory
Fishing trawler, an enormous industrial fishing vessel
Nuclear-powered attack submarine, a special military vessel
Fire engine, with all the necessary equipment to get a fire under control
Houseboat, a floating home
Airbus A380, the longest, widest, and heaviest airplane ever made
Circus convoy, transporting everything from equipment to artists, from elephants to popcorn
Tunnel boring machine, used to excavate tunnels
Fasten your seat belts and bon voyage!
About the Author
Pascale Hedelin is a journalist and children’s book author based in France.