Did you realize that swimming suits used to weigh 22 pounds (about 10 kilograms)? Or that the first people to wear high heels were French royalty (even the king!) in the 1500s? Get ready to learn the amazing stories behind inventions you use every day. From the society woman who invented bras to the Swiss inventor who came up with the idea for Velcro, you'll find out how we got some of our favorite fashion inventions.
|Publisher:||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Series:||Awesome Inventions You Use Every Day Series|
|Product dimensions:||7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)|
|Lexile:||700L (what's this?)|
|Age Range:||8 - 11 Years|
About the Author
Laura Hamilton Waxman has written many nonfiction books for young readers.