The Big Book of Planes

Text by Sergey Salnikov, illustrated by Olesya Gonserovskaya

An illustrated non-fiction book about civil aviation – from the very first flight to modern airliners and the most incredible airports.

How did the dream of flying lead humankind to develop aviation? What were the first flights and aircrafts? What is civil aviation? What makes an airplane fly? What is a cockpit? What are the smallest and biggest aircrafts? Did you know that the smallest aircraft can fit inside a suitcase? Many other interesting facts are collected in this book.

  • This book answers most of children’s questions about aircrafts, airports, and flight.
  • Contains many fascinating facts about airliners.
  • The author has a Ph.D. in engineering.
  • Gorgeous illustrations by Olesya Gonserovskaya,a finalist in the BCBF 2023 Illustrators Exhibition, whose previous book was selected for the BRAW Amazing Bookshelf at the BCBF 2023.

Age: 6+
Pages: 48
Size: 220*290 mm
Published in 2024 by Alpina Kids

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