Everyday machines: amazing devices we take for granted

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Explains how household appliances and common electronic equipment work, with humorous but detailed illustrations that depict the machinery being activated by teams of tiny workers

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About the author (1995)

Kelly was born in Enniskillen. His poetry has been published by The Blackstaff Press and his readings have taken him to venues all over Ireland, Britain and the United States. He works as a freelance writer and broadcaster.

David Burnie studied zoology and botany and has worked as a nature reserve ranger and biologist. He has written or contributed to many award-winning books and multimedia titles. His "Kingfisher Illustrated Dinosaur Encyclopedia" was nominated for the U.K.'s Aventis Prize.

Anthony Lewis has illustrated more than 250 children's books worldwide. His bright, imaginative style and attention to detail produce fun, accurate illustrations that children love. He won a Smarties Book Prize Gold Award for "The Owl Tree,

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