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Rubik's Cube creator : Erno Rubik

Author: Paige V Polinsky
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Checkerboard Library, and imprint of ABDO Publishing Company, [2018]
Series: Toy trailblazers.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the inventor of Rubik's Cube, Erno Rubik. Follow the story of Professor Rubik as he invents the Magic Cube and moves past its disappointing flop in Hungary to winning Toy of the Year and international success as Rubik's Cube. Sidebars, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Polinsky, Paige V.
Rubik's Cube Creator : Erno Rubik.
Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing, ©2017
Named Person: Ernő Rubik; Ernő Rubik
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paige V Polinsky
ISBN: 9781680786897 168078689X
OCLC Number: 1022793941
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (35 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: Young Erno --
Dedicated designer --
Teaching tool --
Cracking the cube --
A clunky dud --
Back to life --
Smart sales --
Cube construction --
Flash and fade --
Busy in Budapest --
The need for speed --
Still turning --
Timeline.
Series Title: Toy trailblazers.
Other Titles: Erno Rubik
Responsibility: Paige V. Polinsky.

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In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the inventor of Rubik's Cube, Erno Rubik. Follow the story of Professor Rubik as he invents the Magic Cube and moves past its disappointing flop in Hungary to winning Toy of the Year and international success as Rubik's Cube. Sidebars, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a timeline and fun facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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