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Overview

How Nearly Everything Was Invented by Roger Bridgman, Ralph Lazar, Lisa Swerling, Jilly MacLeod

In a lighthearted look at more than 300 of the world's most important inventions, this fascinating book begins with six key inventions and explores the people who created them, the mechanics that make them work, and the ideas and innovations that inspired them. Illustrated with hilarious artwork teeming with tiny people (the Brainwaves!), How Nearly Everything Was Invented makes it easy to see how one crazy notion leads to another and another and another-culminating in the remarkable tech revolutions that change our lives forever.

Author Biography: Writer Jill McLeod studied zoology before becoming a children's book writer and editor.

Once an economist and a graphic designer respectively, illustrators Ralph Lazar and Lisa Swerling now own the cartoon licensing company Last Lemon Productions.

Consultant Roger Bridgman was Curator of Communications at London's Science Museum for more than ten years, during which time he wrote DK's 1000 Inventions and Discoveries.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756620776
Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 09/18/2006
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 10.13(w) x 12.19(h) x 0.49(d)
Age Range: 10 - 17 Years

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