skip to content
The Day-Glo brothers : the true story of Bob and Joe Switzer's bright ideas and brand-new colors Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Day-Glo brothers : the true story of Bob and Joe Switzer's bright ideas and brand-new colors

Author: Chris Barton; Tony Persiani
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2009] ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Joe and Bob Switzer were very different brothers. Bob was a studious planner who wanted to grow up to be a doctor. Joe dreamed of making his fortune in show business and loved magic tricks and problem-solving. When an accident left Bob recovering in a darkened basement, the brothers began experimenting with ultraviolet light and fluorescent paints. Together they invented a whole new kind of color, one that glows  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Picture books
Children's nonfiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Robert C Switzer; Joseph L Switzer; Joseph L Switzer; Robert C Switzer
Material Type: Biography, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Barton; Tony Persiani
ISBN: 9781570916731 157091673X
OCLC Number: 232636499
Awards: Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor, 2010
Target Audience: Grades: 2-5.; Ages 7-10.; 990
Description: 39 unnumbered pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Other Titles: Dayglo brothers
Responsibility: Chris Barton ; illustrated by Tony Persiani.

Abstract:

Joe and Bob Switzer were very different brothers. Bob was a studious planner who wanted to grow up to be a doctor. Joe dreamed of making his fortune in show business and loved magic tricks and problem-solving. When an accident left Bob recovering in a darkened basement, the brothers began experimenting with ultraviolet light and fluorescent paints. Together they invented a whole new kind of color, one that glows with an extra-special intensity... Day-Glo.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (2)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/232636499> # The Day-Glo brothers : the true story of Bob and Joe Switzer's bright ideas and brand-new colors
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "232636499" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
   rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: pri" ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85096623> ; # Paint
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/247883724> ; # Robert C. Switzer
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/928096> ; # Fluorescence
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/248329034> ; # Joseph L. Switzer
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1050433> ; # Paint
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796526628#Person/switzer_robert_c_1914_1997> ; # Robert C. Switzer
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/134150282> ; # Day-Glo Color Corp
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85049407> ; # Fluorescence
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796526628#Person/switzer_joseph_l_1915_1973> ; # Joseph L. Switzer
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/868751> ; # Colors
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796526628#Topic/colors> ; # Colors
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796526628#Organization/day_glo_color_corp> ; # Day-Glo Color Corp.
   schema:alternateName "Dayglo brothers" ;
   schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/18910709> ; # Chris Barton
   schema:awards "Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor, 2010" ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contentRating "990" ;
   schema:contentRating "Grades: 2-5." ;
   schema:contentRating "Ages 7-10." ;
   schema:datePublished "2009" ;
   schema:description "Joe and Bob Switzer were very different brothers. Bob was a studious planner who wanted to grow up to be a doctor. Joe dreamed of making his fortune in show business and loved magic tricks and problem-solving. When an accident left Bob recovering in a darkened basement, the brothers began experimenting with ultraviolet light and fluorescent paints. Together they invented a whole new kind of color, one that glows with an extra-special intensity... Day-Glo."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/796526628> ;
   schema:genre "Juvenile works"@en ;
   schema:genre "Children's nonfiction"@en ;
   schema:genre "Picture books"@en ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:illustrator <http://viaf.org/viaf/103425535> ; # Tony Persiani
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The Day-Glo brothers : the true story of Bob and Joe Switzer's bright ideas and brand-new colors"@en ;
   schema:productID "232636499" ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781570916731> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA969990> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/232636499> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796526628#Person/switzer_joseph_l_1915_1973> # Joseph L. Switzer
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1915" ;
   schema:deathDate "1973" ;
   schema:familyName "Switzer" ;
   schema:givenName "Joseph L." ;
   schema:name "Joseph L. Switzer" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796526628#Person/switzer_robert_c_1914_1997> # Robert C. Switzer
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1914" ;
   schema:deathDate "1997" ;
   schema:familyName "Switzer" ;
   schema:givenName "Robert C." ;
   schema:name "Robert C. Switzer" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85049407> # Fluorescence
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Fluorescence"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1050433> # Paint
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Paint"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/868751> # Colors
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Colors"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/928096> # Fluorescence
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Fluorescence"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/103425535> # Tony Persiani
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Persiani" ;
   schema:givenName "Tony" ;
   schema:name "Tony Persiani" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/134150282> # Day-Glo Color Corp
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Day-Glo Color Corp" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/18910709> # Chris Barton
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Barton" ;
   schema:givenName "Chris" ;
   schema:name "Chris Barton" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/247883724> # Robert C. Switzer
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1914" ;
   schema:deathDate "1997" ;
   schema:familyName "Switzer" ;
   schema:givenName "Robert C." ;
   schema:name "Robert C. Switzer" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/248329034> # Joseph L. Switzer
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1915" ;
   schema:deathDate "1973" ;
   schema:familyName "Switzer" ;
   schema:givenName "Joseph L." ;
   schema:name "Joseph L. Switzer" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781570916731>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "157091673X" ;
   schema:isbn "9781570916731" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/232636499>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/232636499> ; # The Day-Glo brothers : the true story of Bob and Joe Switzer's bright ideas and brand-new colors
   schema:dateModified "2017-09-03" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.