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Stephen Biesty

  • 5 stars across 18 books
    Stephen Biesty loves history, architecture and drawing. These three interests led to his first book for children, the internationally bestselling Incredible Cross-Sections which has sold over a million copies worldwide. He has illustrated many others, including Great Explorers, Incredible Explosions and Rome in Spectacular Cross-Section. Stephen lives in Somerset with his family.
    2nd May 2019

    Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Castle

    History comes alive in this incredible children's illustrated book about castles. Slicing through different areas of a... More

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    23rd February 2017

    Lots

    In this wonderfully illustrated celebration of the world we travel far and wide - to Hong Kong, the Amazon, Antarctica, ... More

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    8th March 2018

    Stephen Biesty's Flying Machines

    Discover some of the most incredible flying machines of all time in this lift-the-flap book by the bestselling, award-wi... More

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    2nd May 2019

    Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross-Sections

    This children's book explores the innermost workings of some extraordinary buildings and machines. From helicopters to... More

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    1st December 2013

    Great Explorers

    Join the world's bravest explorers on some of the greatest journeys ever made in this exciting paperback edition of Into... More

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    4th August 2005

    Egypt: In Spectacular Cross-Section

    Following on from his internationally best-selling book on Rome, master illustrator Stephen Biesty brings his magic touc... More

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    18th January 2019

    Into the Unknown

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    1st March 2014

    Giant Vehicles

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    1st April 2014

    The Story of Buildings

    A highly readable book about architecture, lavishly illustrated with sixteen intricate cross sections. From straw huts ... More

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    9th March 2017

    Stephen Biesty's Trains: Cased Board Book with Flaps

    The best-selling, award-winning master of cross sections presents a selection of well-loved trains in this brilliant lif... More

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    • Stephen Biesty's Flying Machines

      Stephen Biesty's Flying Machines

      A fact-filled, flap-filled, fascinating, brilliant, informative, riveting, fun children's guide to the history of aircraft and how air travel f...

    • Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Castle

      Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Castle

      I love most things about this book. The only negative is that there is so much detail the writing is a little bit small.
      There is a lot of detail in...

    • Lots

      Lots

      Great illustrations. Informative on the countries. Didn’t live up to the hype for us unfortunately. Takes ages to ‘read’. Would probably suit from 6+...