Unconventional vehicles : forty-five of the strangest cars, trains, planes, submersibles, dirigibles, and rockets ever (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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Unconventional vehicles : forty-five of the strangest cars, trains, planes, submersibles, dirigibles, and rockets ever

Author: Michael Hearst; Hans Jenssen
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2021] ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this illustrated compendium, readers will learn about forty-five of the strangest, most unconventional vehicles that have ever existed--from submersibles to dirigibles, and everything in between"--
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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
Instructional and educational works
Illustrated works
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Miscellanea Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Hearst; Hans Jenssen
ISBN: 9781452172866 1452172862
OCLC Number: 1097365775
Target Audience: Age 8-12.; Grades 4 to 6.
Description: 97 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 29 cm
Contents: A few words from Michael --
Official list --
Airboard personal hovercraft --
Airbus Beluga --
Airfish 8 --
Autoalveare --
Bathyscaphe Trieste --
Beer bike --
Bell X-1 --
Bertha: tunnel-boring machine --
Big wind --
Domicopter --
E-Ship 1 --
eleMMent Palazzo --
Flying cathedral --
Flying jellyfish --
Gas-turbine motorcycle --
Graf Zeppelin airship --
Hammetschwand elevator --
Handcar --
Helios Solar aircraft --
Human cannonball truck --
Hyperloop --
HZ-1 aerocycle --
Jail wagon --
Jet pack --
Jet train --
Krupp Bagger 288 --
Liberty One steam-powered rocket --
Lockheed XFV --
Monowheel --
Moon buggy --
Onewheel electric rideable --
Ostrich carriage --
Ripsaw --
Scubadoo --
Solar-powered race car --
Stoopidtaller --
Strollon stroller --
Swallowable wireless camera --
The Turtle --
USS Zumwalt --
Voyager --
Walking truck --
Winston Wong Ice Vehicle --
Zamboni --
Zil-2906 --
A closing word or two.
Responsibility: by Michael Hearst ; illustrated by Hans Jenssen.

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Fascinating facts and diagrams presented with wit and humour make this wealth of unconventional ways of getting around endlessly fascinating to vehicle enthusiasts at every age!  Read more...

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