The story behind skyscrapers
by Price, Sean.
|Format:||Print Book 2009|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
How tall is the world's tallest skyscraper? Why is the Leaning Tower of Pisa crooked? Who invented the elevator brake? To uncover the hidden facts behind everyday things, explore the secrets of True Stories. True Stories reveals the surprising truth about a range of subjects. Discover everything you could wish to know, and some things you'll wish you didn't, about a huge range of topics!
ContentsSoaring into the sky
Planning and building a skyscraper
The dangers of building high
-- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| Chicago, Ill. :Heinemann Library,2009
32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.