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Description - Airborne Australia by Kevin Patrick

Did you know that Australians designed and built some of the world's first aircraft, allowing our fearless pilots to smash flying records, bring aid to outback communities and defend our shores? Find out more about what a boomerang and an airplane wing have in common, how jet engines work and the amazing inventions that first dared to defy gravity. From bombers and hot-air balloons to choppers and gliders, Australian aviation has serious altitude. Brain-Buster Puzzles! Learn to draw planes! Schematics, amazing facts and more!

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781741662719
ISBN-10: 1741662710
Format: Paperback
(208mm x 150mm x 22mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Random House Australia
Publisher: Random House Australia
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Kevin Patrick

If he wasn't spending all his time as an astronaut, formula one driver, millionaire philanthropist, renowned adventurer and famous masked Mexican wrestler, El Tigre, DOUGLAS HOLGATE would most likely fill the hours as a freelance illustrator, comic artist and toy designer based in Melbourne, Australia. Douglas has recently illustrated THERE S A WORM ON MY EYEBALL! for Random House Australia, as well as creating and publishing his own comic books. KEVIN PATRICK is a freelance journalist and magazine publisher based in Melbourne. Like Douglas, he is a life-long comic book fan, and he recently curated HEROES & VILLAINS, a major exhibition on the history of Australian comics, for the State Library of Victoria. This dynamic illustrator-author duo are currently working on more ideas for their AMAZING AUSTRALIA series, following PREHISTORIC AUSTRALIA and AIRBORNE AUSTRALIA.

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