My son loves facts and figures, so the new Mega Machine Record Breakers book by Anne Rooney, published through Carlton Books on Thursday, is just perfect for him.
The 112 page paperback book is aimed at children aged 7 years and over, and is packed full of information which any machine lover will enjoy. From the safest car to the longest bus, Mega Machine Record Breakers is crammed full of details on a wide variety of vehicles.
Each page is full of photographs and small chunks of facts for kids to enjoy, some vehicles will be familiar, and others like these motorbikes may be a little different from the ones they are used to seeing on the roads.
As you all know, my son is a lover of trains, and he was totally absorbed with the pages relating to his favourite mode of transport. He’d have me booking flights to Japan in a flash, given half a chance, so he could try out the fastest passenger train for himself.
He knows quite a bit about the Trans-Siberian Railway, but he didn’t know about the shortest train trip in the world. Did you?
We do like our cars in this household, and although we do particularly like our Ferrari’s, we can both appreciate the beauty of other brands. The Bugatti Veyron is one such car, neither of us can quite imagine driving along with a top speed of 268mph, but wouldn’t it be fun to try?
My son has been lucky enough to see a few of the land speed record vehicles at various museums, and their achievements really are quite something.
We certainly haven’t come across the biggest land vehicle though, so Mega Machine Record Breakers has been a good way for my son to learn all about this beast of a machine.
It’s a little know fact that Daddy P used to own a hovercraft, and we’ve been to watch them racing before. We’ve yet to persuade my son to try a journey on one yet though.
He’s been fascinated by the NASA X-43A and the thought of hypersonic travel.
All in all, Mega Machine Record Breakers is a great book for children who love their facts. There’s lots of information about vehicles we’ve not come across before and it’s thoroughly entertained my son. Priced at £9.99, the book is available to pre-order from Carlton Books now.
disclosure: we were sent the item mentioned in exchange for an honest review.
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