Trucks: Pickups to Big Rigs (Automania!) (Hardcover)

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This fun new book features the trucks kids idolize, from pickups to big rigs. Amazing photographs show different types of trucks, including Aussie road trains, tankers, rescue, and construction trucks, and explains what they were built to do. A brief look at the past reveals how trucks evolved from simple, steam-powered vehicles to the large, commercial, load-bearing vehicles of today. Other topics include - the components of a truck, including heavy-duty suspension, multiple wheels, and transmission systems - monster trucks - truck racing, including Super Truck and NASCAR's Craftsman Truck series - pickup and off-road trucks - waste management trucks, including garbage and recycling - hot rod trucks - emergency trucks, such as ambulance and fire trucks.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780778730156
ISBN-10: 0778730158
Publisher: Crabtree Classics
Publication Date: March 15th, 2007
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Automania!