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Author Hearst, Michael, 1972- author.
Title Unconventional vehicles : forty-five of the strangest cars, trains, planes, submersibles, dirigibles, and rockets ever / by Michael Hearst ; illustrated by Hans Jenssen.
Pub Info San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books, LLC, [2021]
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Brewster-Children's Coll.  J 629.046 HEA     AVAILABLE
 West Falmouth Children's Coll.  J 629.04 HEA     AVAILABLE
Descript 97 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 29 cm
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still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Uncommon compendiums
Hearst, Michael, 1972- Uncommon compendiums.
Audience Age 8-12.
Grades 4 to 6.
Summary "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"-- Provided by publisher.
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.
Subject Motor vehicles -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
Motor vehicles -- Juvenile literature.
Vehicles -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
Vehicles -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Motor vehicles -- Miscellanea.
Motor vehicles.
Vehicles.
Genre Instructional and educational works.
Trivia and miscellanea.
Illustrated works.
Add Author Jenssen, Hans, 1963- illustrator.
ISBN 9781452172866 (hardback)
1452172862 (hardback)
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