Get inside the minds of scientists, engineers and programmers and unravel the workings of the modern world. Discover the secrets of tunnel builders, witness the splitting of an atom, and ride into orbit. Find out how superstructures keep from falling down, how a computer game environment is constructed, and how a speeding roller coaster stays on the tracks.
Author and illustrator Peter Kent has been producing books for children and adults for almost thirty years. His first book was a serious work of history: Fortifications of East Anglia. He has written and illustrated nineteen children's books, and illustrated over one hundred and thirty other children's books. In fact, Peter thinks he has produced over 12,000 individual artworks for his children's books. As well as working as an author/illustrator, Peter still manages to find time for some teaching and lecturing. He is the author of Peter Kent's A City Across Time.