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Aircraft carriers at sea

Author: Richard Spilsbury; Louise Spilsbury
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The realms of sky and sea collide on the decks of aircraft carriers. From landing to takeoff, it all happens on these incredible crafts. Readers will be amazed at detailed photographs of these massive machines, and will discover how these aquatic air bases are engineered and the materials they are made with. The anatomy of these crafts, from control rooms to runways, will transfix curious readers. They ll learn  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Spilsbury; Louise Spilsbury
ISBN: 9781499434453 1499434456 9781499434507 1499434502
OCLC Number: 1002725658
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Floating air bases --
Types of aircraft carriers --
Steel giant --
How do carriers move? --
Parts of a carrier --
Island tour --
Meet the crew --
Deck to deck --
Takeoff --
Landing --
Ship defenses --
The aircraft --
Future aircraft carriers.
Responsibility: Richard and Louise Spilsbury.

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The realms of sky and sea collide on the decks of aircraft carriers. From landing to takeoff, it all happens on these incredible crafts. Readers will be amazed at detailed photographs of these massive machines, and will discover how these aquatic air bases are engineered and the materials they are made with. The anatomy of these crafts, from control rooms to runways, will transfix curious readers. They ll learn about the weapons aboard these military machines and the crew that keep everything running smoothly. Even reluctant readers will be drawn to this high-interest topic, and easy-to-understand language ensures the information is accessible to all.

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