Inventors and Their Bright Ideas



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You've probably heard of a few inventors and their bright ideas..*Alexander Graham Bell and his telephone *George Stevenson and his Rocket (which was really a train) *John Logie Baird and his television. But have you heard that...*Bell didn't invent the phone, but he did make a weird machine out of hay and a human ear *Stevenson didn't invent the train, but he did spend a lot of time collecting gas in bladders *Baird's telly was useless, and so were his thermostatic socks? Yes, even though they're dead, inventors are still full of surprises-and the ten in this book are more surprising than most. Now you can get the inside story from their long lost notebooks, read the ground-breaking news stories as their inventions hit the headlines, and find out all about the bright ideas that changed the world.

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Author Dr Mike Goldsmith
Publisher Scholastic
Year of publication 2002
Number of pages 208
Language English
Format Paperback
ISBN-10 439981093
ISBN-13 9780439981095
Illustrator Clive Goddard
Categories Ages 9 to 12, Paperback, Novels, Lifestyle, Ages 13 to 18

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