Outrageous Inventions by John Townsend
  

Outrageous Inventions

Written by John Townsend
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Part of the Raintree Freestyle: Weird History of Science Series

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Synopsis

Outrageous Inventions by John Townsend

Since the first stone axe and wobbly wheel, people have been inventing things to make life easier. Most of their ideas were forgotten, some were total disasters, but a few changed the world. Read about them in this book - like the man who said cars would never take over from horses, the mobile telephone you could hardly lift, and the toilet that sings to you.

About the Author

John Townsend

John Townsend worked as a Secondary School teacher before becoming a full time writer of children's books and a writer-in-residence in a primary school tree-house. He specialises in fun, exciting information books for reluctant readers, as well as fast-paced fiction, reading schemes and 'fiction with facts' books. He visits schools around the country to encourage excitement in all aspects of reading and writing. He has recently written 12 plays based on Salariya's You Wouldn't Want To Be series that will be uploaded to the company's new website for use in classrooms.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
56 pages

Author

John Townsend
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Author's Website

www.johntownsend.co.uk/

Publisher

Raintree an imprint of Capstone Global Library Ltd
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Publication date

9th October 2007

ISBN

9781406205640


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