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Boats : fast & slow / Iris Volant, Jarom Vogel.

By: Volant, Iris.
Contributor(s): Vogel, Jarom.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Flying Eye Books, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Edition: First edition.Description: 45 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 31 cm.ISBN: 9781911171928; 9781911171522.Subject(s): Boats and boating -- History -- Juvenile literature | Victorian premiers reading challenge EC-2 | Victorian Premiers' Reading Challenge -- 3-4 | Victorian Premiers' Reading Challenge -- 5-6 | Ships -- History -- Juvenile literature | Ocean travel -- History -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 623.82
Contents:
What Is A Boat? -- The First Boats -- Log Canoes -- Legendary Boat: Ra's Barge -- War Boats -- Viking Longships -- Pirates -- Famous Boat: HMS Beagle -- Work Boats -- Cutty Sark -- Steam Power -- Legendary Boat: Nautilus -- Leisure Boats -- America's Cup -- Dragon Boat Festival -- Famous Boat: Spray -- Semaphore.
Summary: The history of boats is intertwined with our own. Boats have carried explorers to new frontiers, waged fearsom navel battles, and even, according to ancient Egyptians, ferried the sun across the sky. Take to the open seas and learn about the ingenious watercraft that have helped shape our cultures, from the woven rafts of ancient Mesopotamia to the cutting-edge racing ships of today.
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Junior Sunshine Library (DIY)
Picture Book V Available IA2024983
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Includes index of boats.

Maps on end pages.

What Is A Boat? -- The First Boats -- Log Canoes -- Legendary Boat: Ra's Barge -- War Boats -- Viking Longships -- Pirates -- Famous Boat: HMS Beagle -- Work Boats -- Cutty Sark -- Steam Power -- Legendary Boat: Nautilus -- Leisure Boats -- America's Cup -- Dragon Boat Festival -- Famous Boat: Spray -- Semaphore.

The history of boats is intertwined with our own. Boats have carried explorers to new frontiers, waged fearsom navel battles, and even, according to ancient Egyptians, ferried the sun across the sky. Take to the open seas and learn about the ingenious watercraft that have helped shape our cultures, from the woven rafts of ancient Mesopotamia to the cutting-edge racing ships of today.

Junior primary school age.

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