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Inventions in 30 seconds : 30 world-changing ideas for creative kids explained in half a minute

Author: Mike Goldsmith; Chris Anderson
Publisher: Lewes : Ivy Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this exciting title for innovative kids everywhere, the inventions that have changed the world are explored and explained in half a minute. From the flushing toilet and the wheel, to painkillers and the Internet, we look at the amazing innovations that it's hard to imagine living without. Six themed sections each with its own glossary cover Making Life Easy, Communication, Travel, Finding Out, Medicine, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Goldsmith; Chris Anderson
ISBN: 9781782401483 1782401482
OCLC Number: 890394645
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Dr Mike Goldsmith ; illustrated by Chris Anderson.

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In this exciting title for innovative kids everywhere, the inventions that have changed the world are explored and explained in half a minute. From the flushing toilet and the wheel, to painkillers and the Internet, we look at the amazing innovations that it's hard to imagine living without. Six themed sections each with its own glossary cover Making Life Easy, Communication, Travel, Finding Out, Medicine, and Industry. The text clearly explains the story behind each invention and looks at its impact, while illustrations help explain how it works.

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