|By (author):||Holdcroft, Tina|
|By (author):||Moon, Allan|
|By (author):||Pinchuk, Amy|
|Series:||Popular Mechanics For Kids|
|Subject:||JUVENILE NONFICTION / Sports & Recreation / Cycling|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / Sports & Recreation / General|
|Publisher:||Maple Tree Press|
|Size:||11.00in x 8.50in x 0.12in|
|From The Publisher*|
The Best Book of Bikes is a multi-faceted and comprehensive look at everything to do with bikes.
The Best Book of Bikes builds on the well-respected name of Popular Mechanics for Kids™, which boasts a successful television series, website, and line of merchandise.
Discover how bikes evolved from two-wheeled toy horses into today's lean, mean, pedaling machines. Meet some of the world's great cycling heroes. Delve into the mechanics of how bikes work. Get gunky as you become a bonafide grease monkey.
This high-energy, entertaining, and informative book is a must for all bike owners.
|From The Publisher*||A Popular Mechanics(tm) for Kids book that takes a comprehensive look at bicycles -- their history, evolution, profiles of cycling greats, mechanics of bicycles and maintenance instructions, puzzles, stories and more.|
|Review Quote*||Photos and diagrams complement the fact-filled text... Recommended.|
Amy Pinchuk's previous books in the Popular Mechanics for Kids™ series include Make Cool Gadgets for Your Room (shortlisted for the Canadian Science Writers' Association's Science in Society Book Award) and Make Amazing Toy and Game Gadgets. Amy received her Doctorate in Engineering from McGill University and taught graduate Engineering there. She is currently a consultant for the Canadian Navy and many others.