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George Ferris, what a wheel!

Author: Barbara Lowell; Jerry Hoare
Publisher: New York, New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2014]
Series: Penguin core concepts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait of the engineer who invented the Ferris wheel describes the ambitious ideas that inspired him to build the largest wheel in the world for the Chicago World's Fair in 1893.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Picture books for children
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: George Washington Gale Ferris; George Washington Gale Ferris; George Washington Gale Ferris; George Washington Gale Ferris
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Lowell; Jerry Hoare
ISBN: 9780448479262 0448479265 9780448479255 0448479257
OCLC Number: 861478783
Awards: Commended for Oklahoma Book Award (Children/Young Adult) 2015
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Penguin core concepts.
Responsibility: by Barbara Lowell ; illustrated by Jerry Hoare and with photographs.

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A portrait of the engineer who invented the Ferris wheel describes the ambitious ideas that inspired him to build the largest wheel in the world for the Chicago World's Fair in 1893.

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