A fascinating book about the vehicles that have shaped our world, written by narrowboat captain and children’s author Matt Ralphs, with stunning colour illustrations on every page by Rui Ricardo.
From ancient chariots and Viking longships to racing cars, rockets and solar-powered aeroplanes, our world has been changed by the pioneering development of many incredible vehicles. Take a journey through time to discover how these 50 groundbreaking inventions changed the world and how they might even shape our future . . .
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“A fascinating look at the vehicles that have changed our world, from ancient Egyptian chariots up to the Saturn V rocket.”
– The Bookseller
“Stylist artwork completes this brilliant gift book for fans of planes, trains and automobiles and more!”
– WRD Magazine
“Author Matt Ralphs celebrates the ingenious ways we’ve discovered to better get around with Transported: 50 Vehicles that Changed the World, which cherry-picks a wide range of driving, floating and flying vehicles from the last 10,000 years or so.”
– How It Works Magazine
“Every sort of vehicle is covered in this impressive tome that assesses how each one changed the world, as well as facts and stats to keep any young reader hooked.”