Big Book of Airplanes by DK Publishing

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Imaginations will soar! From the fastest--and noisiest--passenger plane in the world, to downright strange aircraft, here is a spectacular look at a subject of endless fascination to children. Marvel at one of the first planes to blast into space! Learn about a plane that can land on water. And take a close look at the fastest of all jet planes, the Blackbird. Striking photographs are supported by lively and informative text that gives children a fuller understanding of these amazing machines.

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Published January 3, 2001 by DK CHILDREN. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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DK adds to the oversize Big Book series with Airplanes, which details everything from the 1930s yellow and black Gee Bee, known for its high speeds and ""daredevil tactics,"" to today's jumbo jet (aka the Boeing 747), including working aircraft like the agricultural airplane and the ER-2, a ""fly...

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