Item description for Great Inventors: A Crafty Inventions Book (A Crafty Inventions Book) (Crafty Inventions) (Crafty Inventions) by Gerry Bailey...
Who was Archimedes and did his discoveries match up to his boasting? Did Leonardo s designs actually work? What sparked Edison s invention of the light bulb, and did Bell s early telephone ring? Tough challenges lead to another ten mind-boggling inventions in this title of the Crafty Inventions series. Find out why Marconi tied aerials to balloons and kites, how the Wright Brothers hobby of bird-watching helped them to perfect airplane control and why Trevithick nicknamed his steam locomotives OEpuffer whims. Then model your own inventions from a cocktail stick bi-plane and a corkscrew helicopter to a radar helmet and a big mouth megaphone
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.1" Width: 8.4" Height: 0.5" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Sep 15, 2005
Publisher Mercury Books
ISBN 1904668771 ISBN13 9781904668770