Children's Hardcover Book, The Way Things Work, David Macaulay, First Edition, Educational Book, Reference Book, Non-Fiction, Illustrated
A wonderful children's hardcover book called The Way Things Work (From Levers to Lasers, Cars to Computers - A Visual Guide to the World of Machines) by David Macaulay. This non-fiction book is a valuable educational learning tool. A stimulating guide to the wonders of how things work told with wit and fun for the whole family.
The Way Things Work is a 1988 children's book by David Macaulay with technical text by Neil Ardley. It is an entertaining introduction to everyday machines, describing machines as simple as levers and gears and as complicated as radio telescopes and automatic transmissions. Every page consists primarily of one or more large diagrams describing the operation of the relevant machine. These diagrams are informative but playful, in that most show the machines operated, used upon, or represented by woolly mammoths, and are accompanied by anecdotes of the mammoths' fictional role in the operation.
11 1/4 inches in length
9 inches in width
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company -- 1988 -- First Edition
This book is in near fine condition. The binding is in perfect condition. There are no marks on any of the pages. The book shows very little wear. Dust cover is in very good condition with two tiny holes on the spine.
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