Get a bird's-eye view of airplanes, past and present. Introduce early readers in preK-2 to the variety of boats and ships they can see in their community and in their world. Cover the basics of how airplanes work, along with a brief history. Bold photographs and energetic text are perfect for read-alouds or introductions to transportation units. A short photo timeline in the back will reinforce how technology has changed over time.
Airplanes:Gorilla is building a new model airplane. He's worked long and hard on this model, which he plans to display on his shelf. But when Hippo sees the airplane, he tries to convince Gorilla to fly it. What will Gorilla do?
In Airplanes, early fluent readers learn about the science, engineering, and physics that make flight possible. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about these exciting machines.