A talking watch. An overcoat for two people. A pair of training 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? Did the talking watch ever become available for sale in stores? What on earth is a beard grinder?
Now for the first time in paperback, with full-color illustrations throughout, Baffling & Bizarre Inventions offers a glimpse into the life of inventorsboth good and bad! Whether it’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, budding artists, and any kid who has an interest in science and inventions.
|Product dimensions:||8.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.40(d)|
|Age Range:||9 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Jim Murphy is a children’s book author who has been awarded the Newbery Honor twice and is the winner of a Sibert Medal. He’s worked in the publishing industry and is now a freelance writer. He lives with his wife and sons in Maplewood, New Jersey.