Thomas Edison and His Bright Idea by Patricia Brennan Demuth


Thomas Edison and His Bright Idea by Patricia Brennan Demuth

As a curious child who was always asking questions, it's no wonder Thomas Edison grew up to become a famous prolific inventor. This easy to read nonfiction story follows Edison from his time in school to his career as a full-time inventor. While it focuses on his ground-breaking creation of the Lightbulb, this illuminating account also details other important innovations of his, like the phonograph and the microphone. Edison's discoveries will fascinate and inspire all curious young minds.

About the Author

Patricia Brennan Demuth has written several books for children, including Way Down Deep, Gorillas, Snakes, Johnny Appleseed, Mars, Achoo! All about Colds, and Max, the Bad-Talking Parrot. Jez Tuya is a New Zealand-based freelance illustrator, specializing in character design and children's illustration. While he creates his illustrations digitally they are rich in texture, detail and atmosphere which gives them a hand-rendered quality.

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48 pages


Patricia Brennan Demuth
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Publication date

27th July 2016



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