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Papa's mechanical fish

Author: Candace Fleming; Boris Kulikov
Publisher: New York : Margaret Ferguson Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the summer of 1851, with encouragement and ideas provided by his family, an inventor builds a working submarine and takes his family for a ride. Includes notes about Lodner Phillips, the real inventor on whom the story is based.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: L D Phillips; L D Phillips
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Candace Fleming; Boris Kulikov
ISBN: 9780374399085 0374399085
OCLC Number: 809365641
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Candace Fleming ; pictures by Boris Kulikov.

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In the summer of 1851, with encouragement and ideas provided by his family, an inventor builds a working submarine and takes his family for a ride. Includes notes about Lodner Phillips, the real inventor on whom the story is based.

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by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2014-01-30) Good Permalink

Practice makes perfect! And persistence helps!

Papa invents things that are almost nearly perfect, until he gets the idea to make a submarine. Time after time he almost has it, makes adjustments, and tries again. This book would be great to introduce a unit on inventions and inventors. It includes...
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