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Cleared for Takeoff

The Ultimate Book of Flight


Chronicle Books
Available: 10/11/16
8.26 x 9.54 · 320 pages
Ages 8-12 years
CDN $31.99 · cl

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Rowland White

All of aviation's dangerous, exciting, and most courageous moments are featured within this stunning compendium on flight. Packed with stories of heroic and innovative pioneers, fascinating profiles of remarkable planes from Spitfires to space shuttles, and how-to instructions for making everything from origami helicopters to bottle rockets-all accompanied by sensational photographs, illustrations, and diagrams- Cleared for Takeoff promises to astonish, entertain, and fire the imaginations of everyone with their head in the clouds.

Rowland White is a British bestselling author of three books about the British Royal Air Force. He works in publishing and currently lives in Cambridge, England.