Australia's Greatest Inventions and Innovations

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In conjunction with the Powerhouse Museum comes this comprehensive guide to Australia's most innovative inventions as well as their amazing creators.

Imagine a world without wi-fi, clotheslines, lawnmowers, Vegemite, dual-flush toilets, or even mousetraps. Weird, huh? These are just a few of the many inventions that have been created by clever Australians to solve some of life's difficult problems. Find out about Australia's most ingenious inventions, their creators, and how to ...

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Overview

In conjunction with the Powerhouse Museum comes this comprehensive guide to Australia's most innovative inventions as well as their amazing creators.

Imagine a world without wi-fi, clotheslines, lawnmowers, Vegemite, dual-flush toilets, or even mousetraps. Weird, huh? These are just a few of the many inventions that have been created by clever Australians to solve some of life's difficult problems. Find out about Australia's most ingenious inventions, their creators, and how to turn a bright idea into a useful innovation. Be inspired!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781742755649
  • Publisher: Random House Australia
  • Publication date: 12/1/2012
  • Pages: 192
  • Age range: 12 years
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 10.50 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Christopher Cheng has had more than 20 books of fiction and nonfiction published in Australia and overseas. In recognition of his distinguished service to children's literature, he won the 2009 Lady Cutler Award. Linsay Knight is the editor of 30 Australian Stories for Children and Stories for 6, 7, 8 and 9 Year Olds.

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