This fully illustrated, large format book, explores human achievements and the desire to be the first, the fastest, the best in history.
Who was the first, who is the fastest and who is the best? This book celebrates humans quest to race to the top! Split into five chapters, the book explores humans physical abilities, geographical discoveries, engineering achievements and scientific and technological breakthroughs. Find out who is the fastest human being on Earth, discover the story behind the race to the source of Nile and marvel at how human beings have conquered the skies, always striving to fly higher. With fact-packed timelines throughout the book, readers can find out where they stand in the human race and be inspired by the incredible people who have come before them.
Sean Callery originally trained and worked as a journalist before he became a primary school teacher. He writes both fiction and nonfiction and has written over sixty books for children. He has a particular passion for history and has a knack for mining little tantalising nuggets of information that you might have missed before. Donough O'Malley is an Irish illustrator and designer currently based in the UK. He has over seventeen year's experience working for clients in a wide variety of areas such as editorial, advertising, fiction and children's picture books.
Children’s & educational
7 - 11
Transport (Children's / Teenage)