Where does luggage go after check in? What happens in the control tower? How do planes actually fly? This interactive, lift-the-flap book takes you behind-the-scenes to uncover the hidden secrets of the airport - from a peek inside the cockpit to the hustle and bustle of departures.
In this follow-up to How Cities Work , we explore the earliest airports through to today's giant transport hubs and what airports could look like in the future. Packed with amazing facts and illustrations from James Gulliver Hancock, it'll surprise and delight readers young and old, ensuring they never look at air travel in the same way again.
Created in consultation with Tom Cornell, VP Airspace / Airfields, Americas at Landrum & Brown.
This is Book 77 in the Lonely Planet Kids Series. See all Lonely Planet Kids books here.
Clive Gifford is a highly experienced journalist and author who has more than 70 books in print for both adults and children. Among his children's titles are Spies (Kingfisher), Refugees (Belitha), and The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia. He has written a number of highly acclaimed titles on the subject of robotics, including How to Be a Robot (OUP) and Insid...More about Clive Gifford