Stickmen's Guide to Watercraft

From the Series Stickmen's Guides to How Everything Works

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

How does a giant cruise ship stay upright? Just how big is an aircraft carrier? How are submarines powered? Join the Stickmen for a close look at how watercrafts work, though be careful—you may get into deep water!

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Science
Category STEM, STEM: Engineering
Copyright 2016
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Hungry Tomato ®
Imprint Hungry Tomato ®
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2016-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 8.3
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF051120, JNF057020
Dewey 623.82
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 1040
Guided Reading Level X
ATOS Reading Level 6.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 181235
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Awards, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Reviewed, and Starred Reviews


  • Booklist Top 10 Series Nonfiction, Winner, 2017



“[A] boatload of facts ensures that students will come away with a rich understanding not only of the parts of various types of watercraft but the fundamental ways they move around. Deeply informative and pleasantly approachable, this is sure to make a splash.”—starred, Booklist

Author: John Farndon

John Farndon is a Royal Literary Fellow at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, UK, and the author of a huge number of books for adults and children on science, history, technology and nature, including such international best-sellers as Do Not Open and Do You Think You're Clever?

Illustrator: John Paul de Quay

John Paul de Quay has a BS in biology from the University of Sussex, UK, and a graduate certificate in animation from the University of the West of England. He lives in the UK.