From the Series Megafast
Jump behind the wheel of the sleekest, swiftest automobiles, both on and off the race track. Prepare to burn up the tarmac in the Bugatti Veyron—the latest version of the first supercar reaches 269 mph (433 km/h)! Race in the Ultimate Aero, whose carbon-fiber body weighs less than its driver. Get an adrenaline rush in the jet-powered Thrust SSC, it carries the world land speed record of 760.343 mph (1,223.65 km/h)! These streamlined supercars blast off the page in true-to-life illustrations alongside facts about top design technology, such as wind-tunnel testing and scissor doors.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Hungry Tomato ®|
|Imprint||Hungry Tomato ®|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||6.6|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||T|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.9|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||181177|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Fast facts, Glossary, Index, Sidebars, and Table of contents|
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: Jeremy Pyke
After a nine-year stint in the Royal Air Force as an airframes technician, Jeremy Pyke decided to launch a new career as a freelance illustrator. He started as an airbrush artist in 1988. He lives in the UK.
Illustrator: Mat Edwards
UK-based illustrator Mat Edwards has been drawing for as long as he can remember. He began his career working in art studios, becoming a freelance artist in 1992, and carved a flourishing career that continues right up to today.