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Cool Engineering: Filled with fantastic facts for kids of all ages


Main Details

Title Cool Engineering: Filled with fantastic facts for kids of all ages
Authors and Contributors      By (author) Jenny Jacoby
Illustrated by Jem Venn
Physical Properties
Dimensions(mm): Height 148,Width 194
Category/GenreApril Childrens Books
April Childrens - Non-Fiction
Engineering - general
ISBN/Barcode 9781843654728
Children / Juvenile
Illustrations 60 illustrations

Publishing Details

Publisher Pavilion Books
Imprint Pavilion Children's Books
Publication Date 4 March 2021
Publication Country United Kingdom


Engineering is no less than the power to change the world! Inside this mega-jampacked book find out about the lives of people who have done just this, and get stuck into all sorts of experiments to get your own brain matter moving! As well as experiments, this book has fact-tastic engineering timelines, drawing tips, and information! It also includes biographies of key engineers like Leonardo da Vinci, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Hedy Lamarr and Elon Musk. Discover within the many branches of engineering a whole world of clever inventions - from the mechanical tools that allowed early civilisations to irrigate their land, and the steam engines that powered the industrial revolution, to modern-day computers, and biomedical inventions that revolutionising how we deal with disease. Find out about the world of engineering from the building of the pyramids to spacecrafts and on to the largest crisis of our times - how to solve global warming. Watch out for other books in the 'Cool' series: Cool Nature, Cool Science Tricks, Cool Architecture, Cool Art and more!

Author Biography

Jenny Jacoby writes and edits books and magazines for children. Whether writing science activity books to inspiring profiles, puzzles, and quizzes, she is passionate about making information fun. Jenny lives in London, England, with her family. Jem Venn is a freelance illustrator based in London. She is a recent illustration graduate from Falmouth University.


'Has "fact-tastic" drawing tips, experiments and biographies' * The Bookseller * 'A real treat... Books on STEM subjects like this are much needed in school libraries and bookshelves and this is an excellent introduction to the subject... a fascinating and engaging read' -- North Somerset Teachers Book Award 'Packed with amazing information, fun experiments and cool facts to stimulate budding engineers' -- Creative Steps Magazine 'A fund of facts, bags of big ideas and pages of ingenious fun all packed into one VERY clever book!' -- Lancashire Evening Post