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All about bicycles

Author: Therese Shea
Publisher: New York : Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2017.
Series: Let's find out! (Britannica Educational Publishing)., Transportation.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Children learn to ride them early in life. Weekend warriors use them for exercise. People even ride them to and from work. The bicycle is a source of entertainment, but it is also an invaluable means of transportation. Today, there are about two times more bicycles than cars worldwide. This fun and engaging resource discusses the development of the bicycle, its use throughout its two-hundred-year history, bicycle  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Therese Shea
ISBN: 9781680484397 1680484397 9781680484472 1680484478 9781680484168 1680484168
OCLC Number: 944013084
Target Audience: 1-4.
Description: pages cm.
Contents: The beneficial bicycle --
Who invented the bicycle? --
Around the globe --
British bicycles --
The penny-farthing --
The safety bicycle --
The modern bicycle --
Bicycle fads --
Choose your bicycle --
Basic bicycle parts --
Another bicycle boom.
Series Title: Let's find out! (Britannica Educational Publishing)., Transportation.
Responsibility: Therese Shea.

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Children learn to ride them early in life. Weekend warriors use them for exercise. People even ride them to and from work. The bicycle is a source of entertainment, but it is also an invaluable means of transportation. Today, there are about two times more bicycles than cars worldwide. This fun and engaging resource discusses the development of the bicycle, its use throughout its two-hundred-year history, bicycle use around the globe, and modern innovations. Readers will learn the basic parts that make up a bicycle and the different reasons we ride them. Detailed Table of Contents, Fact Boxes, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Sidebars, Websites.

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