Engines (children's book)
Cover of Engines
|Author||L. Sprague de Camp|
|Cover artist||Lowell Hess|
|Media type||Print (Hardback)|
Engines: Man's Use of Power, from the Water Wheel to the Atomic Pile is a science book for children by L. Sprague de Camp, illustrated by Jack Coggins, published by Golden Press in 1959. A revised edition issued as part of the publisher's Golden Library of Knowledge Series was published in 1961, and a paperback edition in 1969.
As stated on the cover, the work is a survey of "Man's use of power, from the water wheel to the atomic pile."
The Science News-Letter, in its July 18, 1959 issue, listed the book among its "Books of the Week," describing the work as a "[f]actual book for young readers."
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