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Roller Coasters : Go Turbo - Jim Brush

Roller Coasters

Go Turbo

By: Jim Brush

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This book is about roller coasters, featuring everything from scream machines to dark rides.

It includes a story called 'Riding the Dragon'.

Go Turbo is power-packed with more facts, more records and more websites than most books. This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books children want to read, and books children can read.

Did you know:

  • The record-breaking Giant Drop in the Gold Coast in Australia is 119m high and reaches a speed of 140.6 kph?
  • The Kingda Ka Roller-coaster in New Jersey, USA accelerates from 0 to 206 kph in just 3.5 seconds?
  • The X-Scream sits 266m above the streets of Las Vegas, USA. It's like a giant seesaw that hangs over the edge of a building?
  • The track of the Eejanaika Roller Coaster in Yamanashi, Japan twists over five times, so all together the riders are flipped upside down 14 times during the ride - a world record?

Full of fascinating facts... will appeal to children of all ages. -- School Librarian 20110601

What is a roller coaster? Runaway trains Getting going How roller coasters work Wooden roller coasters Feeling the force Going loopy! Crazy rides To the limit Building the King Riding the Dragon Tower drops In the dark Super ridefilms Wet and wild Coaster crash Fast facts Answers More websites Glossary Index

ISBN: 9781445102184
ISBN-10: 1445102188
Series: EDGE - Go Turbo Ser.
Audience: Teenager / Young Adult
For Ages: 11 - 15 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 22nd March 2011
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.3 x 17.2  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.149
Edition Number: 1