Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-Sections of Everything
Look inside milk, plywood, doughnut, steam locomotive, CD, bridge, Saturn V rocket, race car, underground railway tunnel, bridges, chocolate and much more.
How many rivets and bolts hold the wings of a Boeing 777 plane together? Why does an astronaut’s spacesuit have a layer of liquid-cooled underwear? Who puts the jam in doughnuts?
Find out the answers to these questions and much, much more in Stephen Biesty’s Incredible Cross-Sections of Everything. His intricate artwork will have children and adults alike poring over every detail, whether it’s following the production line of a factory making newspapers or exploring the insides of the Saturn V rocket. Taking you through every stage of each process is Chester the Tester, a character who helps explain how things are made, along with his sidekick Hector the Inspector.
Written with humor and fascinating facts to guide you through the illustrations, this book is a glorious way to learn about the world around you.
Designed for the more inquisitive learner, this incredible series teaches with intricate detail and full color illustrations. Each oversized (10” x 12”) hardcover book presents information in a two-page spread or in a fold out (four-page spread) with more detail on a complex topic. Setting it apart from most resources, the complexity of the illustrations is awe-inspiring, which makes one feel they are truly seeing an inside view. Concise textual explanations accompany illustrations which give context and depth to the topic. Simply “incredible”, well describes this unique series that allows children to understand the inner workings of the natural and man-made world around us. Includes index. 32 pages.