Author(s): Michael Dahl; Chris Oxlade


A series of books that introduces simple machines and how they work. Full-colour photographs illustrate how we use these machines in our everyday lives. Each spread comprises a descriptive photograph plus clear, easy-to-understand text to interest the young reader in basic physics. New words are set in bold and appear with short explanations in a comprehensive glossary. Each book contains a how to make activity page, a list of books for further reading and an index. LEVERS explains the principles of pivoting and the different types of lever. Familiar objects are depicted in photographs to aid understanding.


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MICHAEL DAHL lives in the United States and has written many non-fiction books for children. He has written all the books in this series.

General Fields

  • : 9780749645861
  • : Scholastic Library Publishing
  • : Scholastic Library Publishing
  • : 0.08
  • : June 2002
  • : 204mm X 205mm X 3mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Michael Dahl; Chris Oxlade
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : 621.8/11
  • : 24
  • : colour photos