Ferris Wheels provide the best view at the fair, but the story behind the name lets you look closer at the building of the first marvelous wheel. George Ferris’s wheels can be found around the world today, but it wasn’t an easy path to turn his idea into a reality. Readers will love learning the story behind the name as they follow along with George’s beginnings in civil engineering, the trouble he had convincing people his wheel would be safe, and his eventual world-renowned success.
About the Author
A native of Switzerland, Stephanie Dominguez graduated from the University of Central Lancashire (UK) in 2010. She worked as a freelancer specializing in picture books until 2012, when she branched out into concept art in order to lend her creativity to the entertainment industry. Inspired by cartoons and animated movies, nature, music, and other artistsfrom classical painters to visual development artists such as Bobby Chiu and Armond SerranoStephanie loves to tell a story and make people smile. If she could be anything other than an illustrator, she’d be a chef at her own small countryside restaurant, using proceeds to fund a bunny sanctuary.