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Speed Birds

A spectacularly illustrated story and introduction to how cars work.

Author Alan Snow

Suitable for:  Perfect for anyone with an interest in how things work and for encouraging interest in science and engineering. 5+

Price:  £14.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-275872-9
Publication date: 04/10/2018
Hardback: 48 pages

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A wonderfully original and stunningly-illustrated picture book from the creator of the Boxtrolls.
The story of one young crow's wish to be the fastest bird on earth - with incredibly detailed artwork, and real engineering facts - this is a fantastic introduction to how cars work, perfect for any budding young engineer.

This page was last updated on 17 November 2019 at 04:30 GMT


  • Praise for Here Be Monsters: With superb illustrations and a lavishly imaginative plot, Here Be Monsters suggests that Roald Dahl might well have a 21st century successor - and that JK Rowling could have some competition on her hands. - The Big Issue
  • Praise for Here Be Monsters: Snow's drawings suggest a Dickensian town, and his caricatures with their gormless faces and his lovingly rendered machinery make this book (now a website and film) as much fun to look at as it is to read. - Sunday Times
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