Inventions: A History of Key Inventions That Changed the World
Written by Adam Hart-Davis
Illustrated by Nishant Choksi
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TV presenter Adam Hart-Davies turns his attention to some of the key inventions which changed the world. His clear and simple explanations are supported by illustrations including flaps that lift and wheels which vividly demonstrate how toilets flush and the basic principles of the steam engine.
Fun to ‘play’ with, this is also a book which will teach each young reader about the machines they use in everyday life - and take for granted.
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Inventions: A History of Key Inventions That Changed the World by Adam Hart-Davis
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. Pull-tabs, flaps, pull-out booklets and detailed illustrations make this a perfect interactive gift book for budding inventors.
About the Author
Interest Age: From 8
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Walker Books Ltd
4th October 2012
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