Dotty Inventions And Some Real Ones Too
Written by Roger Mcgough
Illustrated by Holly Swain
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May 2012 Book of the Month. Best-selling poet Roger McGough hits some real Eureka! moments in this cheerfully wacky picture book full of fabulously ingenious inventions. Professor Dotty Dabble is a great inventor so is sure she’ll win the National Science Museum’s prize. But Digby, her invaluable robot, has his doubts… Amazing real inventions including the biro and the parachute feature alongside Dotty’s more unusual one in this entertaining celebration of creativity.
Dotty Inventions And Some Real Ones Too by Roger Mcgough
Eccentric inventor Professor Dorothy Dabble sets off to London with Digby, her pet robot, to enter a competition for the best invention. On the way, they discover lots of amazing stories about the invention of everyday objects.
A hugely enjoyable story using Roger McGough's wacky humour to introduce true stories about the invention of the ballpoint pen, windscreen wiper, parachute, frisbee and velcro.
This mix of fantasy and science is a companion to Until I Met Dudley, also by Roger McGough.
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