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About the book
  • Published: 27 June 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241227930
  • Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $49.99
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The Way Things Work Now


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This revised edition of David Macaulay's classic The Way Things Work takes you into the inner workings of hundreds of machines and explains the science behind their technologies.
From the simple lever to the modern microprocessor, this bestseller has been completely updated with the latest technologies and explains every machine you've ever wanted to understand, and some you've probably never thought about. From clocks and watches, to jet engines and the internet, David Macaulay's beautiful illustrations represent the inner workings of each machine.
With David Macaulay's inspired illustrations and humorous approach, The Way Things Work makes even the most complex technology fun, fascinating and accessible for children of all ages.

  • Pub date: 27 June 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241227930
  • Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $49.99

About the Authors

David Macaulay

British-American artist David Macaulay is an award-winning author and illustrator whose books have sold millions of copies in the United States alone. He has won numerous awards including the Caldecott Medal and Honor Awards, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Christopher Award, an American Institute of Architects Medal, and the Washington Post Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award. In 2006 he received a MacArthur Fellowship. His work is renowned for its humour, detail, and ability to explain complex ideas with simple genius.


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