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Stephen Biesty's Incredible cross-sections of everything

Title
Stephen Biesty's Incredible cross-sections of everything / [illustrated by Stephen Biesty ; written by Richard Platt].
Author
Biesty, Stephen,
Publication
New York : DK Children, [2020]
Electronic Resource
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Description
1 online resource : color illustrations.
Series Statement
  • Biesty, Stephen. Cross-sections.
  • Stephen Biesty cross sections
Alternative Title
Incredible cross-sections of everything
Subject
Genre/Form
Electronic books.
ISBN
  • 9780744026009
  • 0744026008
  • 9780744025996
  • 0744025990
Author
Biesty, Stephen, illustrator.
Title
Stephen Biesty's Incredible cross-sections of everything / [illustrated by Stephen Biesty ; written by Richard Platt].
Publisher
New York : DK Children, [2020]
Edition
Second edition.
Type of Content
text
still image
Type of Medium
computer
Type of Carrier
online resource
Series
Stephen Biesty cross sections
Biesty, Stephen. Cross-sections.
Summary
How many rivets and bolts hold the wings of a Boeing 777 plane together? Why does an astronaut's spacesuit have a layer of liquid-cooled underwear? Who puts the jam in doughnuts? Find out the answers to these questions and much, much more in Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-Sections of Everything. His intricate artwork will have children and adults alike poring over every detail, whether it's following the production line of a factory making newspapers or exploring the insides of the Saturn V rocket. Taking you through every stage of each process is Chester the Tester, a character who helps explain how things are made, along with his sidekick Hector the Inspector. Written with humor and fascinating facts to guide you through the illustrations, this book is a glorious way to learn about the world around you. First published 25 years ago, Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-Sections series has been updated for the silver anniversary, bringing delight to a whole new generation of curious young readers.
Source of description
Online resource: title from PDF title page (OverDrive, viewed June 2, 2020).
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Platt, Richard, author.
OverDrive, Inc.
Added Title
Incredible cross-sections of everything
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eNYPL Book
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