A tribute to 101 groundbreaking discoveries from some of the world's greatest - and not so great - inventors. Dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci, this latest wonderful offering from Marcia Williams is full of her characteristic humour. Packed with cartoon-strip illustrations and short biographies, it looks at the discoveries of many famous - and not so famous - inventors from around the world, including Leonardo da Vinci, Antonio Meucci, Alexander Graham Bell, John Logie Baird, Thomas Edison, James Watt and many of their predecessors. Three cheers for inventors!
|Publication date:||1st August 2006|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
Marcia Williams spent much of her early life in Hong Kong, Nigeria and the Middle East. She worked as a nursery teacher before beginning a successful career as an author and illustrator. With her distinctive cartoon-strip style, she has now illustrated and retold many literary classics for children including Greek Myths and Mr William Shakespeare's Plays. Marcia lives in Barnes, London.More About Marcia Williams