Rev your engines for this book of fun facts about trains, planes, bridges, tunnels, and more!
Did you know that some trains can actually float? Magnets make the train rise above the tracks! How about that the longest suspension bridge in the world is a mile and a quarter long? Or that tunnels were built in the Netherlands to help keep certain endangered animals safe from traffic?
Filled with tons of cool facts about vehicles and other modes of transportation, plus colorful, humorous illustrations by Pete Oswald, this book is sure to be a hit!
Laura Lyn DiSiena is an art director who loves to write, design, and make crafty things. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her artsy husband and two naughty cats. You can visit them online at OhWellHello.com.
As a seasoned professional in the animation industry, Pete Oswald’s credits include traditional animation, CG, and stop motion. Pete’s work as an illustrator and designer includes Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, Madagascar 2, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, ParaNorman, and Hotel Transylvania. His short film, The Story of Walls (2009), earned him an Annie Award nomination. Pete and his family live in Santa Monica, California.
Aaron Spurgeon is a professional artist working in the animation industry. Aaron’s credits include Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 and the Mickey Mouse shorts, as well as several unreleased animation projects. When not working on movies, Aaron enjoys doing illustrations based on historical city locales and mentoring young artists. Aaron and his family live in Pasadena, California.
Publisher: Little Simon (August 19, 2014)
Length: 32 pages
Grades: P - 3
Ages: 4 - 8
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