Australia's Greatest Inventions and Innovations

Australia's Greatest Inventions and Innovations

by Christopher Cheng, Powerhouse Museum Staff, Lindsay Knight
     
 

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

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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!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781742755649
Publisher:
Random House Australia
Publication date:
12/01/2012
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

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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