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The Kid Who Invented the Popsicle: And Other Extraordinary Stories Behind Everyday Things

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Publisher Comments:

Did you know that the ice cream sundae was invented because of a law forbidding the sale of ice cream on Sundays? Or that the first motorcycle was really just a tricycle with a motor? Would you believe that Mickey Mouse started out as a rabbit? Arranged in alphabetical order with anecdotal, fun-to-read text, this fascinating book is packed with the stories behind these and over 100 more inventions. "[An] entertaining volume of trivia." - Kirkus Reviews

Synopsis:

Arranged in alphabetical order with anecdotal, fun-to-read text, this fascinating book is packed with the stories behind over 100 inventions. Illustrations.

About the Author

Don L. Wulffson is the author of more than forty books, including Point Blank, The Kid Who Invented the Popsicle, Future Fright, and The Upside-Down Ship. He lives in Northridge, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780141302041
Author:
Wulffson, Don L.
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
History
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Reference
Subject:
Science & Technology - General
Subject:
History - Other
Subject:
Curiosities and wonders
Subject:
Inventions
Subject:
Science & Nature - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Inventions -- History.
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-World History
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
RD-68-2
Publication Date:
19990331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.68x5.04x.34 in. .23 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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