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The Book of Inventions

The Book of Inventions

Discover brilliant ideas from fascinating people

by Tim Cooke
Hardback / Hardcover
Publication Date: 03/11/2020
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Featuring over 40 inventions, from flushing toilets to drones, microscopes to MRI scanners, this brilliant STEM-themed read will get kids interested in the technology and gadgets that make the world go round.

Let this book take you on a guided tour through the world's most significant, innovative and amazing technological inventions. Find out how, when and why the inventions which we take for granted today happened, and learn more about the people who created them. Discover how the cutting-edge technology of today exists because of the long line of inventions and discoveries that came before. See inside mysterious machines to uncover how they function and what special materials they are made from.

Engaging text, imaginatively designed layouts and striking, diagrammatic illustrations help readers to understand the importance of various inventions, explore how one major invention often led to others, and look at competing inventions to find out which ones were successful and why. With over 40 inventions featured, this is a brilliant STEM-themed read for kids interested in the technology and gadgets that make the world go round.

ISBN:
9781783125579
9781783125579
Category:
Science & technology: general interest (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Hardback / Hardcover
Publication Date:
03-11-2020
Publisher:
Welbeck Publishing Group
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
112
Dimensions (mm):
280x230mm
Tim Cooke

Tim Cooke is a graduate of Oxford University. He has worked in children's publishing for over 20 years, and has written or contributed to dozens of books on a wide range of subjects.

Among his publications as writer or editor are numerous sets about military history, particularly the American Revolution, the Civil War, World Wars I and II, and the Vietnam War.

He has also written extensively about general history, both ancient and modern.

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