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Inventions : a history of key inventions that changed the world

By: Hart-Davis, Adam Choksi, Nishant(Illustrated by)

1406315001 / 9781406315004
Laminated
609
04/10/2012
Usually dispatched within 2 weeks
United Kingdom
29 cm 12 p. : ill.
Children's (6-12)  Learn More

Discover how the world's greatest inventions work in this funny and accessible novelty book by inventions expert, Adam Hart-Davis. If you've ever wondered why the pencil came into existence, or how a steam engine works, or when we started using flushing toilets, this book has all the answers.

Based on seven key areas of invention, Adam Hart-Davis tells the stories behind steam power, lighting, toilets, clocks, communication, bikes and flight, and how they are still relevant to our world today.

BIC:

5AJ Interest age: from c 8 years, YBGT Novelty, toy & die-cut books, YNT Science & technology: general interest (Children's / Teenage)

Our price£12.99