Why? Why? Why? (Vol. 6): Let’s Explore Giant Vehicles

Wieso? Weshalb? Warum?, Band 6: Wir entdecken die Riesenfahrzeuge

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  • The WWW series has sold over 11 million copies in Germany
  • WWW has been translated into 20 other languages
  • With creative interactive elements, perfect for young, curious minds
16 pp 4 years + 24,5 x 27,8 cm EUR 14.99 December 2014 Wire-O 978-3-473-32897-0 • With flaps and half-punchings.


The beloved topic of vehicles from a new perspective: this book introduces record-breaking vehicles, at construction sites, in the forest, on the street, in the water and in the air. Some of the fascinating machines include the bucket wheel excavator used in mining, giant cranes, container ships of up to 400 meters as well as the largest passenger airplane in the world, the A380.

About the Series

The WWW series stands out for its playful, enticing way of conveying just the information that kids want to know. Centered on who-what-how questions, the titles in the series explore subjects of great interest to young children. The thousands of questions children ask daily are answered by means of interactive elements, engaging illustrations, and age-appropriate texts. Because the lively illustrations convey so much, the books hold children's interest even without an adult to read the clear, friendly texts. WWW is ideally suited for preschool and kindergarten ages, for children 4 to 7 years old.

The Author

Susanne Gernhäuser studied German and history in Stuttgart, where she worked at a historical institute, published articles and contributed articles to textbooks while still a student. She currently edits scholarly series.

The Illustrator

Peter Nieländer was born in 1969 and studied design at University. Today he works free lance as an independant illustrator and grafic designer for various advertising agencies and publishers. He works with two other grafic designers in a large studio loft in the old freight station in Münster. In his illustrations, Peter Nieländer tries to capture momentary shots with which he hopes to entertain the reader and observer enjoyably.

Rights Sold

Chinese (worldwide without Hongkong, Taiwan,Macao), Hungarian, Italian, Russian (worldwide)