How Machines Work

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Published by DK Children

By David Macaulay

RRP: £14.99

"Amazing pop-ups and pull-ups will help you explore and understand a variety of machines, from hammers and drills to bicycles and cranes. "

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About How Machines Work

Winner of The Royal Society Young People's Book Prize 2016.

David Macaulay's How Machines Work uses pop-ups and award-winning illustrations to demonstrate the technology of six simple machines.

Follow the mad antics of Sloth and his side-kick Sengi as they try to break out of the zoo with the help of levers, pulleys, screws, inclined planes, wedges and wheels. Brought to life through pop-ups and pull-outs meaning you can explore six simple machines, from bicycles and cranes to hammers and drills, through interactive science. Packed with engaging, hands-on activities, David Macaulay's How Machines Work will gear kids up for scientific and engineering greatness!