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The Way Things Work : From Levers to Lasers, Windmills to Wi-Fi, A Visual Guide to the World of Machines - David Macaulay

The Way Things Work

From Levers to Lasers, Windmills to Wi-Fi, A Visual Guide to the World of Machines

By: David Macaulay

Hardcover | 2 March 2023 | Edition Number 1

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A fully revised and updated edition of David Macaulay's bestselling classic The Way Things Work

Get to grips with how things work inside hundreds of machines with this extraordinary book that explains the science behind technologies and inventions.

In this extensive encyclopedia packed full of simple science for kids, David Macaulay's beautiful illustrations show the inner workings of each machine, from clocks and watches to jet engines and the Internet. From the basic lever to the modern microprocessor, this bestseller has now been completely updated with the latest technologies - find out how a touchscreen works, look inside an optical mouse, and see the inner workings of a smartphone. and explains every machine you've ever wanted to understand, as well as some you've probably never thought about before.

With David Macaulay's inspired illustrations and humorous approach, The Way Things Work Now makes even the most complex technology fun, fascinating, and accessible for children of all ages.

About the Author

British-American artist David Macaulay is an award-winning author and illustrator whose books have sold millions of copies in the United States alone. He has won numerous awards including the Caldecott Medal and Honor Awards, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Christopher Award, an American Institute of Architects Medal, and the Washington Post Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award. In 2006 he received a MacArthur Fellowship. His work is renowned for its humour, detail, and ability to explain complex ideas with simple genius.

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