Aircraft carriers can carry hundreds of jets and thousands of soldiers at a time, and travel all the way around the world. An aircraft carrier is a ship that is as long as a skyscraper is tall, and is often referred to as a "city at sea". Inside this book, informative text and vivid photographs take readers on an exciting tour of these awesome monster machines--from the control tower down to the nuclear engine room.
* Reviews *Series review: Monster MachinesMachine-obsessed students will gravitate toward these titles, which introduce different vehicles and explain how they work. Each book ends with either an outstanding example of the machine or additional fascinating facts.School Library Journal