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A talking watch. An overcoat for two. A pair of pants for poodles. In his companion to Weird & Wacky Inventions, Jim Murphy shows kids some additional baffling and utterly silly inventions in the form of a guessing game that is both challenging and fun. What is a finger-supporting device used for? Can you really buy that talking watch? What on earth is a beard grinder?

Whether its a device for shaping the upper lip or a life preserver for horses, this parade of unusual inventions is a real treat for trivia lovers and any curious kid with an interest in science and inventions. Ages: 9–12.


Crazy inventions for kids to learn about!

About the Author

Jim Murphy is a two-time Newbery Honor and Sibert Award-winning children's book author. He's worked in the publishing industry and is now a freelance writer. He lives with his wife and sons in Maplewood, New Jersey.

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Murphy, Jim
Sky Pony Press
Science & Technology - General
Children s-Science Experiments
Children s Nonfiction-Technology-Inventions
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Trade Cloth
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Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
98 color illustrations
10.25 x 8.25 in

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