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The Story of Inventions
Toasters, toilets and televisions, computers, cars and chocolate bars, flying machines and even your jeans. All these everyday things and many more are only here because someone bothered to invent them. This book reveals the real-life stories and bright sparks behind dozens of brilliant inventions.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published June 1st 2007 by E.D.C. Publishing
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The Story of Inventions is a brilliant, informative book for children. It is non-fiction and focuses on the most important inventions ever. They include dishwashers, ball-point pens, vacuum cleaners and microwaves. It's meant for children aged 7+but is entirely suitable for curious children of any age. It explains everything in a fun, easy to read way that is perfectly understandable. A great book to give as a present to any budding young inventor!
Undoubtedly, this is a childrens' book. But nowhere else have I found a more succint snapshot on the subject of exploration, with little pieces of trivia and stories about explorers and explorations. An excellent read. Can't wait to read the others in the series.
Jul 17, 2015 Rachel rated it really liked it · review of another edition
This was a fantastic introduction to some of history's most important explorers. The chapters are short and sweet and is a great read aloud for K,1st grade, and even 2nd grade
Freelance children’s writer and editor, based in Edinburgh, Scotland.More about Anna Claybourne...