Outrageous Inventions by John Townsend
  

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

After years of teaching in secondary schools, John Townsend realised that boys were crying out for cool, quick reads – so he decided to write them! He has now written over 100 books! He is in huge demand as a guest speaker – whether at schools, writers’ groups or libraries. His other books for Barrington Stoke include Deadline and Firebomb. He lives in Suckley, Worcester.

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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


www.raintreepublishers.co.u...

Publication date

9th October 2007

ISBN

9781406205640


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