Trucks

Trucks

by Chris Oxlade

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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Overview

What is a road train? Why does an articulated truck bend? What do tanker trucks carry? This book looks at types of trucks that are used for travel, work, and fun. Snow plows keep the roads clear during blizzards. Huge dump trucks carry dirt at construction sites. Monster trucks perform amazing jumps and stunts!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781575723082
Publisher: Heinemann Library
Publication date: 02/28/2001
Series: Transportation around the World Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.95(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

Table of Contents


What Is a Truck?     4
How Trucks Work     6
Old Trucks     8
Where Trucks Are Used     10
Flatbed Trucks     12
Articulated Trucks     14
Road Trains     16
Tanker Trucks     18
Dump Trucks     20
Garbage Trucks     22
Snowplows     24
Mobile Cranes     26
Monster Trucks     28
Timeline     30
Glossary     31
Find Out More     32
Index     32

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