Author(s): Steve Martin
Are You Ready for the Challenge? There are so many different types of engineer you could be, whether you'd love to work with jet engines, robots, racing cars, or even space stations! What's it really like, and do you have what it takes? Learn the essential skills to start your own engineering journey with this fun and engaging title. Packed full of great illustrations, fun facts, and absorbing activities, this book guides readers through each strand of engineering science - Mechanics, Aerospace, Robotics, Energy, and Materials. Practical projects, each carefully designed to introduce skills of the sort required by real-life engineers, help kids pick up the basics in a fun, hands-on way. Design a robot, learn how to construct a simple car, create your own levers and pulleys, and build paper planes, plus many other educational and inspirational activities - the sky's the limit!
Steve Martin (London, UK) is a writer, former English teacher, and author of numerous children's books on a wide range of subjects, including The Boys' Book of Adventure, Numberland, and Ivy Kids' Astronaut Academy. Nastia Sleptsova (Ukraine) is a freelance artist, currently based in Ukraine. Her fun, distinctive illustrations have featured in books, magazines and children's games, and her work has been exhibited across the globe.