Readers who love nature and big machines will find much to enjoy in this series. Amphibious Vehicles includes passenger vehicles that use engines on land and propellers or water jet propulsion in the water, like WWII-era Duck vehicles and amphitanks as well as passenger cars that aren’t in mass production. Practical and fun uses are outlined in ATVs. Dirt bikes can be ridden on all kinds of terrain and have different types of engines with varying levels of power. Fun facts, like how Jeep owners can download an app that gives them achievement badges, will excite young readers. When appropriate, safety gear is suggested. Each volume incorporates reading comprehension activities and questions. A mix of high-energy photos and clear, easy-to-understand content will deliver thrills to eager readers.
VERDICT High-appeal books that will see lots of circulation.