Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions & How They Came to Be

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Product Details

Price
$11.99  $11.03
Publisher
Delacorte Press
Publish Date
Pages
96
Dimensions
8.01 X 8.06 X 0.34 inches | 0.51 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780385320436

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About the Author

CHARLOTTE FOLTZ JONES was an author of award-winning nonfiction books for children, as well as numerous magazine articles.

JOHN O'BRIEN is a frequent contributor to the New Yorker magazine and has illustrated many popular children's books.

Reviews

"A splendid book that is as informative as it is entertaining. Jones has great fun with facts, dredging up plenty in a lively, anecdotal account that recollects the oddball origins of a variety of foods, clothing, toys, and devices....A gem of a book."--Booklist, starred review