Walker Books Build a Robot

Walker Books Build a Robot

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Build a Robot provides a unique interactive guide to robots in their many guises, and includes everything you need to build a trio of performing robots.

Robots work for and with us in hundreds of ways, from performing repetitive tasks to exploring the galaxy. Discover how they interact with us on every level - then build three different wind-up models of your own and set them whirring into life!

* Building each of your three robots gives you a unique, hands-on understanding of the basic engineering involved. The pre-cut pieces are clearly labelled to help you assemble the model. Simply follow the step-by-step instructions and slot together the pieces.
* Clear illustrations and accessible text explain how simple machines have developed into the robots that now function all around us.
* RoboTech Factbursts in every section look at a different aspects of robot engineering/ technology/mechanics on each spread.

About the author:

Steve Parker graduated with a BSc (Honours, First Class) in Zoology and is a Senior Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. He has written more than 200 books and has edited or contributed to over 100 more.

About the illustrator:

Owen Davey is a freelance illustrator, living and working out of Leicester, United Kingdom. His work has been published in every continent except Antarctica.

* Imprint: Walker Books Australia
* Author: Steve Parker
* Illustrator: Owen Davey
* Pages: 32
* Release Date: 1 November 2014

WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.

Age: 7 years & up
Book Size: approx. 36.8cm x 19.2cm

Age 7, 8, 9
Age Group 8-12 Yrs, School Age 5-8 Yrs
Gender Boy