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Full Speed Ahead!: How Fast Things Go by Marie-Laure Cruschi

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Full Speed Ahead!: How Fast Things Go by Marie-Laure Cruschi

Which animal is faster: the giant Galapagos tortoise or the hedgehog? You’d guess the tortoise, right? False! The hedgehog is faster, but it’s also barely faster than a millipede – in fact both crawl at the same speed.

Full Speed Ahead! is a playful, visually stunning children’s book for those who want to learn about the different speeds of animals, vehicles, and more, including a French fire truck, a Blackbird spy plane, a shooting star, and even the Earth’s rotation. The full-page illustrations are simple but effective and spread across thick, beautiful paper. In the last few pages, grown up children will find rich descriptions of everything mentioned in the book.

If you don’t know which is faster, the shark or the dragonfly – which you probably don’t – you will learn that and much more in Full Speed Ahead!.

François Expert

Full Speed Ahead!: How Fast Things Go by Marie-Laure Cruschi, Abrams , 2014

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À toute vitesse !
By Marie-Laure Cruschi
Format: Book
Language: French
Dimensions: 310 mm x 255 mm x 11 mm
Publication Date:
07 March 2013
ISBN-10 : 2070649164
Quel est le point commun entre un alligator et un sous-marin ? Entre un lièvre et un train à vapeur ? Entre libellule et un requin ? Et la vitesse qu'est-ce que c'est ? Un grand... Read more
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