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 1959 science book for children by L. Sprague de Camp, illustrated by Jack Coggins, published by Golden Press. A revised edition issued as part of the publisher's Golden Library of Knowledge Series was published in 1961.
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."
- Laughlin, Charlotte; Daniel J. H. Levack (1983). De Camp: An L. Sprague de Camp Bibliography. San Francisco: Underwood/Miller. pp. 52–53.
- "Books of the Week" in The Science News-Letter, v. 76, no. 3, July 18, 1959, page 44.
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