"Titanic" by Martin Jenkins - 1406301086Author: Martin Jenkins
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd (2007)
Book Description: "Titanic" New - On 14 April 1912, the largest and finest ocean liner of the age struck an iceberg and sank to the icy depths. This book traces the history of the Titanic from blueprint to ocean dream, and uncovers the factors that led to her tragic end.
Publisher Description: Unfold a spectacular 3-D model of the TITANIC — and read about her fateful rise and fall — in a gorgeous gift set including several novelty features.
On April 14, 1912, the largest and finest ocean liner of the age struck an iceberg and sank to the icy depths. Now you can discover all the glory and tragedy of the TITANTIC in this interactive re-creation of her maiden voyage. Fold out a breathtaking 3-D model of the TITANIC in all her magnificence. Then follow the ship's history from blueprint to ocean dream in a fascinating book that traces the events that led to her tragic end.
Among TITANIC's many features:
- A model of the TITANIC — nearly 2 1/2 feet long
- A thirty-two-page book exploring the ship's history
- Six pop-up scenes of the Titanic's interior
- A deck plan and personal histories of several who were lost or saved
- A first-class ticket and menu cards from the first- and third-class galleys
- A mini newspaper with actual reports of the day
- A beautifully designed case with magnetic closures
About the Author: Martin Jenkins has written numerous acclaimed books for children, including a retelling of Jonathan Swift's GULLIVER'S TRAVELS and several nonfiction titles. He lives in Cambridge, England.
About the Illustrator: Brian Sanders is an illustrator whose work has appeared in other pop-up books, on book jackets, and even on postage stamps. He and his wife, also an illustrator, live in Essex, England.
Library of Congress Catalog Listing
|LC control no.:||2006933842|
|Type of material:||Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)|
|Personal name:||Jenkins, Martin.|
|Main title:||Titanic / Martin Jenkins, Brian Sanders.|
|Edition:||1st U.S. ed.|
|Published/Created:||Cambridge, MA : Candlewick Press, 2007.|
|Related names:||Sanders, Brian, ill.|
|Description:||1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (some col.), col. maps; 28 cm.|
|ISBN:||9780763634681 (hardcover novelty : alk. paper)|
|Subjects:||Titanic (Steamship) --Juvenile literature.|
|Shipwrecks --North Atlantic Ocean --Juvenile literature.|
|Pop-up books --Specimens.|
|Toy and movable books --Specimens.|
|LC classification:||G530.T6 J54 2007|
|Dewey class no.:||910.9163/4|