incredible inventions

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Science & Technology

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7+

£12.99

96 pp

Hardback

978-1-912108-30-5

Incredible Inventions takes a lively, sweeping look at some of the most important light-bulb moments in history. You’ll see how one idea often led to another, and revealed something new and exciting about our world. This book provides a road map of inventions, divided along the lines of optics; movement; communications; and agriculture/industry. Dotted throughout are inventors’ hilarious flops and oddities, too. Feeling brave? How about a ride in an aerial steam carriage!

Key points

• Explains the origins of all kinds of technology and their workings, then and now. 
• Introduces some of the greatest inventors and their historical times.
• Humorous approach with bright, amusing artwork and cartoon characters appearing throughout.
• Designed to engage the most reluctant reader.

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3D printing; 3D scanning; computers; email; ink; Internet; rockets; spacecraft; Teflon; Tesla coil