Brothers, partners, and pioneers — the amazing tale of the two inventors who achieved the first successful heavier-than-air powered flight is recounted in this carefully rendered, well-researched coloring book.
Twenty-eight realistic, ready-to-color drawings trace the experiments and activities of Wilbur and Orville Wright from their initial glider tests (1900) and the flight of the Wright Flyer I airplane in 1903 to a picture of Orville at the controls of an aircraft in 1947 — one year before his death. Also included are views of the Wright family in 1878; Félix du Temple flying a steam-powered aeroplane (1874); Octave Chanute and his glider (1896); and many other historic images. Accurate, informative captions accompany the illustrations.
Certain to delight coloring book fans as well as enthusiasts of aviation history and planes in general, this volume offers a captivating blend of entertainment and information.
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|Grade level||3 - 8 (ages 8 - 14)|
|Dimensions||8 1/4 x 10 7/8|