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Events for young people

About my books, my writing life, creative writing, about reading, or any combination of these.

Discoveries

Weird and wonderful facts about discoveries that have helped change our world

Inventions

Weird and wonderful facts about inventions ...

Transport

A feast of weird and wonderful facts about transport

Rift

In a vast African landscape, four teenagers and a journalist vanish ...

Gulliver’s Travels

Gulliver is shipwrecked and washed ashore on the exotic island of Lilliput ...

Another novel

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Transport

transport002-cThe first air passengers were a sheep, a duck and a cock, who sailed up in a hot air balloon, watched by the King of France.

An American inventor has designed a bike with 54 speeds, 5 computers, a security system, a speech synthesizer, and a telephone.

In 1838 the fast journey across the Atlantic (by steamship) took 15 days. Nowadays, planes can fly it in a few hours.

 

A feast of weird and wonderful facts about transport

A Science Museum Book of Amazing Facts

Illustrated by Tim Archbold

 

 

[published by Hodder Children’s Books]