Pack your bags and get ready to check in at the airport! Meet pilots and baggage handlers, fly in an airplane, and learn about the science behind how everything works in this nonfiction story for kids.
This book is perfect for any child who loves airports or is about to go on a trip. Aviation expert John Walton takes readers behind the scenes to meet the incredible people who work night and day to keep an airport working, from control tower operators to security staff and janitors. The book also explains the science and engineering behind how things work, from X-ray scanners to baggage carousels.
Set over the course of one day, you’ll check in with different people in the airport, including:
• An excited family heading on vacation
• A flight attendant preparing for takeoff
• A sniffer dog and its handler working at the security checkpoint
As you turn the pages of The Airport: The Inside Story, illustrated by Hannah Abbo, marvel at the way airport staff work together—from chefs in kitchens to cleaners and staff assisting passengers with disabilities.