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Accidents May Happen: Fifty Inventions Discovered by Mistake

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Publisher Comments:

From Wheaties to telephones, microwave ovens to yo-yos, here are the inspiring and often funny stories of 50 mistakes and misunderstandings that helped bring about life as we know it. With hilarious cartoons and wacky facts, this fascinating compendium illustrates the adage "If you don't learn from your mistakes, there's no sense making them."

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 83-84) and index.

Table of Contents

Fed up — Child's play — Patriotic accidents — Dose of medicine — Handy around the house.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385322409
ill.:
O'Brien, John
Author:
O'Brien, John
Illustrator:
Obrien, John
Author:
Jones, Charlotte Foltz
Author:
Jones, Charlotte
Publisher:
Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Location:
New York
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
History, modern
Subject:
Technological innovations
Subject:
Science & Technology - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Science
Subject:
Science & Technology
Subject:
History - Exploration & Discovery
Subject:
Discoveries in geography
Subject:
Discoveries in science
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 503/504
Publication Date:
19980309
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8 x 8 x .3 in .5119 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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