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Inventions A Children's Encyclopedia

Inventions A Children's Encyclopedia

This stunning visual guide explores and explains the greatest inventions, ideas, and discoveries throughout the ages, and introduces their inventors.Discover the first inventions, from fire, stone tools, and the wheel to ploughs and paper, that shaped societies and grew mighty ci... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780241317822
Barcode 9780241317822
Published 30 July 2018 by Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Format Hardback
Author(s) By DK
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ISBN-13 9780241317822
ISBN-10 0241317827
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Imprint DK Children
Publication Date 30 July 2018
International Publication Date 5 July 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By DK
Category Science
Technology & Applied Sciences
General Encyclopedias
Number of Pages 304
Dimensions Width: 220mm
Height: 285mm
Spine: 25mm
Weight 1,459g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 603
Catalogue Code 926789

Description of this Book

This stunning visual guide explores and explains the greatest inventions, ideas, and discoveries throughout the ages, and introduces their inventors.Discover the first inventions, from fire, stone tools, and the wheel to ploughs and paper, that shaped societies and grew mighty civilizations and empires such as those in ancient Greece, ancient Rome, and ancient China. In the centuries that followed, Eureka moments abounded, with James Watt's steam engine during the Industrial Revolution, Henry Ford's car assembly line at the start of the 20th century, the Wright brothers' flying machines, Thomas Edison's light bulb, John Logie Baird's television, and so much more. Read about more recent, era-defining moments during the Digital Revolution, such as the first website developed by Tim Berners-Lee, and the growth in the use of robotics in industry and at home.Inventions A Children's Encyclopedia reveals the stories behind both crucial and quirky contraptions, products of the world's most brilliant minds.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review It's informative, comprehensive, and filled with amazing pictures. Inventions: A Children's Encyclopedia is a reference book perfect for any family's bookshelf. * GeekDad *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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