Full steam ahead! Join the crew for a stirring voyage through the world of ships in this generously illustrated compendium of everything nautical. Investigate the mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle, find out what role ironclad warships played in the Civil War, and observe a container ship loading its cargo! Detailed cutaway artwork lets you explore the inner workings of all kinds of ships-from ocean liners and aircraft carriers to sailboats and steamships. A useful reference section includes an illustrated glossary and index. The perfect gift for the budding seafarer. "Handsomely illustrated...fact-filled, irresistible for browsing...also an effective resource for reports." Booklist
This Kingfisher title is large format 9 1/2" x 12", and include full-color illustrations and photographs. A fact-filled reference section at the back of each book includes an illustrated timeline, glossary, and index. Approximately 64 pgs. H.B.