Important Events in History: The Wright Brothers

by Helen Cox-Cannons (author) (UK edition)

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Who were the Wright brothers? Why are they famous? Were they the first people to build a flying machine? Find out about the aeroplanes that these brave brothers invented, and discover how they changed the world. Gasp at their first daring test flights, where the brothers risked life and limb to try out their rickety new planes. Then see how their inventions eventually helped people like you and me take to the skies.

  • A simple and highly illustrated look at a turning point in history
  • Vividly describes the thrill of inventing and testing the first aeroplanes
  • Shows how the Wrights’ inventions formed the basis for modern aircraft
  • Explains how planes changed transport, communications and warfare

Product Details

Format

Hardback

ISBN

9781474714334

Publisher

Raintree

Date published

March 3rd, 2016

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 3.9; Lower years; 0.5 points

Other details
  • 24 pages
Condition

New

UK edition

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