The Day-Glo brothers : the true story of Bob and Joe Switzer's bright ideas and brand-new colors (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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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
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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...
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
History
Juvenile works
Literature
Dust jackets (Binding)
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.
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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.

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