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Machinery and Tools

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  • Make: Paper Inventions

    Machines that Move, Drawings that Light Up, and Wearables and Structures You Can Cut, Fold, and Roll

    by Kathy Ceceri

    Paper is incredible stuff. It's easy to cut, but incredibly strong. It's disposable, but can last for centuries. It can stand as stiff as a board, pop up like a spring, or float like a leaf. And its invention changed the world forever.Perfect for kids, parents, and educators, Paper Inventions is a project-based book with full color illustrations, step-by-step instructions, supply lists, and ... Read more

    $17.59 AUD

  • The Farm That Feeds Us

    A year in the life of an organic farm

    by Nancy Castaldo and 1 more

    Where does our food come from? What role do farms play? What’s it like to be a farmer? In this charmingly illustrated book, follow a farm throughout the year to discover how the farmer grows fresh and tasty food for us to eat in a sustainable and natural way.Explore the workings of a small-scale, organic family farm and experience the rhythm of farm life. In the spring, visit the chicken coop, ... Read more

    $22.10 AUD

  • Wood Shop

    Handy Skills and Creative Building Projects for Kids

    by Margaret Larson

    Come on, kids: grab a hammer, step up to the workbench, and get ready to measure, saw, drill, and make cool things! Wood Shop is an exciting introduction for today’s kids to an age-old tradition: building with wood.With step-by-step photographs and clear instructions, aspiring woodworkers learn essential skills such as how to drive a nail, use a power drill, “measure twice, cut once,” and saw ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • Bertha Takes a Drive

    How the Benz Automobile Changed the World

    by Jan Adkins and 1 more

    It's 1888 and Bertha Benz's husband, Karl, has invented the prototype Benz motorwagen. But the German government declares the vehicle illegal, and the church calls it the devil's work. Unbeknownst to her husband, Bertha steals away with her two sons and drives nearly one hundred miles to prove just how amazing the motorwagen is. Bertha's mechanical savvy gets the boys to Grandma's house safely, ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Digging Machines

    by Snapshot Picture Library

    series Snapshot Picture Library
    Get ready to see digging machines in action! Accompanied by a read-along audio track, more than 70 colorful photos showcase all kinds of digging machines. Digging machines such as backhoes, skid loaders, and front-end loaders team up with humans for all sorts of jobs. Snapshot Picture Library books include a read-along feature: Children can read along with an audio track, following the highlighted ... Read more

    $4.30 AUD

  • Construction Vehicles: Big Trucks for Big Jobs (Kids Series)

    by Anthony Martinelli

    A picture book of construction vehicles with descriptions of each! ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Tractors

    by Snapshot Picture Library

    series Snapshot Picture Library
    Get ready to see tractors in action! Accompanied by a read-along audio track, more than 70 colorful photos showcase all kinds of tractors. Tractors and humans team up for all sorts of jobs and activities. Farmers use tractors to plow, harrow, and sow seeds. Off the farm, tractors can help with tasks like clearing snow, mowing lawns, and helping boats in and out of the water. Snapshot Picture ... Read more

    $4.30 AUD

  • Crime Scene Evidence

    by Grace Campbell

    series True Crime Clues (UpDog Books ™)
    A good detective knows that crime scene evidence can make or break a case. Learn how to look for evidence, how to collect it, and what it can tell us in this captivating high/low title! ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • What Do Pliers Do?

    by Robin Nelson

    series First Step Nonfiction — Tools at Work
    Young readers will learn how pliers grip and hold objects in their jaws. A back matter spread explains how pliers also work as levers. ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Creating with Vinyl Cutters

    by Cathleen Small

    series Getting Creative with Fab Lab
    Readers will learn where vinyl cutters fit into a Fab Lab and how vinyl cutters can bring precision to intricate designs. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced projects will explain what materials each project requires and what processes are involved in completing a project. An overview of making industries will offer the reader an understanding of how operating a vinyl cutter can translate into a ... Read more

    $42.34 AUD

  • Simple Machines

    by Mike Lowery and 1 more

    series Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2
    Machines help make work easier, like when you need to lift something heavy or reach way up high. There are six simple machines: the lever, the wheel and axle, the pulley, the ramp, the wedge, and the screw. Can you adjust a seesaw to lift an elephant? What happens when you combine two or more simple machines? Read and find out! This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • National Geographic Readers: Trucks

    by Wil Mara

    series Readers
    Who can resist trucks? They’re loud. They’re complicated. They have wheels twice as tall as your dad. Trucks! has many cool images of the trucks we know and love. There are also curiosities like the $3 million mining truck that’s "like driving a house." This level 1 text is revved up with sound words and images to steer young readers on the road to reading success.National Geographic supports K-12 ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Fire Trucks on the Go

    by Beth Bence Reinke

    series Bumba Books ® — Machines That Go
    Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about how fire trucks work. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary help build nonfiction learning skills. ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Creating with 3D Printers

    by Amie Jane Leavitt

    series Getting Creative with Fab Lab
    This exciting volume serves as an access point for students whose interests in the Fab Lab tend toward production and the introduction of new objects into the world around them. It comes packed with tangible examples of projects that can be undertaken by beginner, intermediate, and advanced Fab Lab users. Furthermore, this book acts as a practical guide to better understanding 3D printers and how ... Read more

    $42.34 AUD

  • Seeds, Bees, and Pollen

    by Julie K. Lundgren and 1 more

    series My Science Library
    Updated for 2020, Intermediate readers discover the different ways plants reproduce. ... Read more

    $29.14 AUD

  • How Do Plants Grow?

    by Julie K. Lundgren and 1 more

    series My Science Library
    Emergent readers explore basic plant parts and what plants need to grow. ... Read more

    $24.74 AUD

  • Bicycles

    by Patricia Lakin

    series Made by Hand
    Go behind the scenes and learn how craftsman Aaron Dykstra makes one-of-a-kind bicycles by hand with this nonfiction book that’s full of photographs and illustrations about his process.Aaron Dykstra of Six-Eleven Bicycles in Roanoke, Virginia, got his first job at a small local bike shop when he was fifteen and he spent the majority of his teen years riding and racing bikes. After a stint in the ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • CNC programming

    Guide To CNC Programming

    by Su TP

    series CNC Tutorials
    CNC programming tutorialThis app help you to step by step learn CNC programming.* Contents:What Is CNC ?Computer numerical control (CNC) is the automation of machine tools by means of computers executing pre-programmed sequences of machine control commands. This is in contrast to machines that are manually controlled by hand wheels or levers, or mechanically automated by cams alone.... ... Read more

    $12.27 AUD

  • Great Engineering Fails

    by Barbara Krasner

    series Searchlight Books ™ — Celebrating Failure
    Ships, bridges, and tall buildings are marvels of engineering. They are designed to be strong and safe. But even state-of-the-art designs don't always hold up in the real world. Learn about the biggest engineering goofs throughout history—from bridges that collapsed to ships that sank. Discover how engineering mistakes have also led to improvements, such as stricter building regulations and the ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • Trains

    From the drawing board to how it shaped the world

    by Arron Sidell

    series Tom Tom Crew - For all ages to enjoy - series 1 #6
    Are you or your kids big fans on history of trains, How they were made or who invented it.Wel this book of trains will have you amazed on how the were created from the drawing board to how they shaped the world we live in today. ... Read more

    $7.20 AUD

  • Cranes: Discover Pictures and Facts About Cranes For Kids!

    by Bold Kids

    Cranes. They pick up the parts needed to complete construction. Meanwhile, we use skill cranes as a way to win all sorts of prizes. If you're curious about the world of cranes, we have all the answers. Your kids will love learning about them, so pick it up just like a crane would. ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • Margaret Knight and the Paper Bag

    by Virginia Loh-Hagan

    series 21st Century Junior Library: Women Innovators
    The 21st Century Junior Library Women Innovators series highlights the contributions of women to STEM fields. Margaret Knight and the Paper Bag examines the life of this important woman and her contributions to the modern paper bag. Sidebars encourage readers to engage in the material by asking deeper questions or conducting individual research. Full color photos, a glossary, and a listing of ... Read more

    $33.32 AUD

  • Bulldozers: Discover Pictures and Facts About Bulldozers For Kids!

    by Bold Kids

    A bulldozer destroys and helps rebuild. It’s quite a flexible construction tool, isn’t it? What is the history behind a bulldozer? What did people use before bulldozers were invented? What all can a bulldozer do? If you're curious, this book has the answers. Your kids will love learning about bulldozers. ... Read more

    $3.06 AUD

  • What Does a Hammer Do?

    by Robin Nelson and 1 more

    series First Step Nonfiction — Tools at Work
    Audisee® eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and text highlighting for an engaging read aloud experience! Beginning readers will explore how hammers pound in and pull out nails. A back matter spread explains how hammers are one kind of simple machine: a lever. ... Read more

    $9.34 AUD