Synopses & Reviews
A talking watch. An overcoat for two. A pair of pants for poodles. In his companion to Weird and 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 itand#8217;s 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: 9and#150;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.