Simple machines are around us all the time and we use them every day. You might not even think of them as machines. Many are built into complex (compound) machines - but the simple machine is still in there, doing its job. Learn about how simple machines enable practically everything around us to work, allowing us to travel in wheeled vehicles, lift very heavy objects, fix things together and break things apart.
Specially commissioned cartoon-style illustrations in full colour make these books attractive and accessible even to reluctant readers. Information is conveyed through captions, labels and humorous speech bubbles in addition to the main text. Illustrated sidebars headed `How It Works', `Top Tip' or `You Can Do It' supply more facts, describe simple, safe experiments, or steps that readers can take to help make the world a better place. Each volume includes a timeline and a list of `Did You Know?' facts.
This is Book 34 in the You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Series. See all You Wouldn't Want to Live Without books here.
I write short books for short children and longer books for longer people. I've been writing fiction and non-fiction for young people, and non-fiction since the last millennium - luckily, the end of the last millennium and I'm not even nearly 1000 years old. I particularly enjoy reading and writing stories with a bit of a twist and, for older readers, an eleMore about Anne Rooney
Mark Bergin was born in Hastings, England. He has written over twenty books, including It's Fun to Draw Farm Animals and It's Fun to Draw Safari Animals . He has done many book designs, layouts, and storyboards in many styles, including cartoons for numerous books, posters, and advertisements. He lives with his wife and threeMore about Mark Bergin