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Genius! : the most astonishing inventions of all time

Author: Deborah Kespert
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson Ltd, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genius! tells the stories behind the amazing inventions that helped shape our modern world. Young readers are introduced to the technologies developed by thinkers and inventors such as Archimedes, Leonardo da Vinci, Gutenberg, James Watt, the Wright brothers, and Tim Berners-Lee, and the creativity and determination behind their discoveries. The book is divided into five key thematic sections: Pioneers,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Kespert
ISBN: 9780500650431 0500650438
OCLC Number: 905097389
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Pioneers --
Communication --
Technology --
Transport --
Into space.
Responsibility: Deborah Kespert.

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From Archimedes machine for carrying water up hill, to Edisons electric light bulbthis book tells each gripping story of invention, struggle and perseverance is told in fascinating detail. It also  Read more...

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Fascinating. . . . For a healthy dose of the genius of history and the history of genius, this is the book. A fascinating book for any scientifically or historically minded kids. . . . Fabulously Read more...

 
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