Into the Air: An Illustrated Timeline of Flight

Ryan Ann Hunter (Author) Yan Nascimbene (Illustrator)
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Description

Into the Air traces flight from the era of prehistoric flying creatures to the future of aviation.

Product Details

Price
$16.95
Publisher
National Geographic Society
Publish Date
September 01, 2003
Pages
48
Dimensions
11.0 X 0.34 X 9.24 inches | 0.98 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780792251200
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About the Author

Ryan Ann Hunter is a pen name for Pamela D. Greenwood and Elizabeth G. Macalaster, who have teamed up to write books about bridges, tunnels, skyscrapers, airplanes, robots, the history of flight, and women spies. Their books have garnered several awards, including the Children's Book Sense Pick, the Chicago Public Library Best of the Best, Parenting magazine Book of the Year award, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Best Book award, and Austin Young Engineer's Award.
Half-French, half-Italian, the late Yan Nascimbeneshared his childhood between these two countries. After working as a photographer's assistant in a Paris fashion studio, Nascimbene studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York and at the University of California at Davis. Nascimbene's illustrations have appeared in numerous publications worldwide, including Time, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, the New Yorker, Boston Globe, Toronto Life, ScientificAmerican, Atlantic Monthly, Hemispheres, etc. His commercial clients include Air France, British Airways, Continental Airlines, IBM, Apple, Macy's, Stanford University, UC Berkeley, Bank of America, United Way, Estée Lauder, Manpower, and more. Nascimbene also illustrated Houghton's Hachiko by Pamela Turner and The Beautiful Christmas Tree by Charlotte Zolotow