Breathtaking New Pictures, Recreated with Digital Technology
Book with CD-ROM
Peter Chrisp, Illustrated by Somchith Vongprachanh - All books by this author
Boys and girls will be enthralled by this dramatic pictorial history of the great ocean liner R.M.S. Titanic, and its fateful sinking in the North Atlantic. Approximately 125 photos and illustrations in color and black and whiteincluding 12 astonishing 3D-rendered graphicstell the Titanic’s story, from its 1911 launching at the Belfast shipyard to its tragic destruction on April 15, 1912, during its maiden Atlantic crossing. Young readers will see faithful reproductions of both exterior and interior ship’s details, from the Boiler Room and Engine Room far below decks to the luxury passengers’ cabins and the ship’s grand ballroom.
Among the 3D-rendered artworks are two remarkable double-gatefold illustrations
Tour the great ship Titanic in 3D with the included CD-ROM
Enclosed with this unusual book is a CD-ROM that walks viewers through the ship’s interior from stem to stern, showing hundreds of details. See the ship through the eyes of its passengers, as you explore the great linervisiting the Captain’s Bridge, strolling the Promenade Deck, or entering a luxurious suite reserved for first-class travelers. Viewers can zoom in and out to examine details more closely, and they can move around inside cabin interiors in a way that heightens the illusion of realism.
About The Author:
Peter Chrisp is a widely respected British author of children’s books on historical subjects. Among his many published titles is the fascinating visit to medieval Europe, Imagine You’re a Knight (978-0-7641-6203-9), also available in North America from Barron’s.
About The Illustrator:
Somchith Vongprachanh began as an illustrator using traditional media but is now best known for his computer-rendered 3D modeling. His work has ranged from Formula One racing to television projects.
Hardcover w/CD-ROM and gatefolds / 40 Pages / 10 x 12 / 2011