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Inventors

by Robert Winston

Step into Leonardo da Vinci's workshop, relax on board Hideo Shima's speedy bullet train, and join movie star Hedy Lamarr to bounce ideas around in between takes. 'Inventors' looks at the towering achievements of more than 50 inventors in great detail.

The stories are as unusual as they are unique. From Mr. Kellogg, who accidentally created cornflakes after leaving grains boiling for too long, to the ancient Turkish polymath Ismail al-Jazari, who decided the best way to power a clock was with a model elephant, to Sarah E. Goode's fold-up bed space-saving solution--the inventors of this book have all used tons of creativity to find ways to improve our world.

Each page is packed with jaw-dropping facts, with every inventor's achievements written as a story. Beautiful illustrations by Jessamy Hawke bring the inventor's stories to life, and fantastic photography highlights the detail of their designs. The inventors come from all walks of life and parts of the world, making this the perfect book for every budding inventor.

144 pages.

ISBN: 9780241412466

€ 21.25 

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Date of Publication: 28/05/2020

  
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Science/Maths & Computers