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Important Events in History: The Wright Brothers

by Helen Cox-Cannons (author) (UK edition)

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The most exciting bits of history – simply retold. Who were the Wright brothers? Why are they famous? Were they the first people to build a flying machine? Find out about the aeroplanes that these brave brothers invented, and how they transformed modern travel and warfare. Gasp at their first daring test flights, where the brothers risked life and limb to try out their new planes. Then find out how their inventions helped people like you and me to take to the skies.

  • Simple and highly illustrated look at a turning point in history
  • Vividly describes the thrill of inventing and testing the first planes
  • Explains how the Wrights’ inventions formed the basis for modern aircraft
  • Shows how the creation of the aeroplane helped to change the world

Product Details

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5820 in Rewards Catalogue 2017/18







Date published

March 3rd, 2016

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  • 24 pages


UK edition



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