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How do racing cars go so fast? What’s it like in the driving seat? Can anyone become a racing car driver? Young readers can discover the secrets of speed and racing, from how an engine works to what happens at a pit-stop. With exciting photos and comic-strip illustrations, a fold-out map of an F1 track and internet links to find out more.

Book information

Age
7+
Key Stage
KS2
BIC CBMC
C5N79
Accelerated Reader level
5.7 MY
Paperback
ISBN: 9781474915847
Extent: 92 pages
Dimensions: 204 x 150mm
Illustrator
Adrian Dean & Emmanuel Cerisier

Author information

Katie Daynes

Katie Daynes has written oodles of books for Usborne, from lifting the flaps on germs and poo, through things to spot in the sea and at school, to the life stories of Nelson Mandela and Marie Antoinette. She wrote My First Chess Book after being taught by her son, Joe Birks, who became the British Under 9 Chess Champion in 2017. She now lives in Yorkshire with her architect husband, two inquisitive children and a hamster called Toffee. When she’s not writing books, Katie likes walking on the blustery moors, meeting friends for coffee and playing competitive board games.

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