100 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT INVENTIONS

Clive Gifford
Price £14.99
Description Description

How do you sum up the world's amazing inventions in just 100 words? This striking book takes on the challenge! From helicopters to fireworks, each of the carefully chosen 100 words has its own 100-word long description and quirky illustration, providing a fascinating introduction to incredible inventions from history to the modern day. 

Along with some expected inventions, such as trains and Internet, you'll also discover less predictable inventions that will give you a fresh perspective. With balloons and submarine, you can explore the risks some inventors had to take. Through paper and pencil imagine how such seemingly simple objects would have been groundbreaking at the time of invention; whereas some inventions, such as skates, had a very funny beginning! With a clean, contemporary design, each word occupies a page of its own. A large striking illustration neatly encapsulates the accompanying 100 words of text. 

Other titles in the 100 Things to Know About series include: Ancient World, World Politics, Art.

Series:
Series In a Nutshell
Format:
Format Juvenile - Hardcover 112 Pages
ISBN:
ISBN 9780711263444
Size:
Size9.25 in x 11.42 in / 235.00 mm x 290.00 mm
Published:
Published Date September 21st, 2021
Clive Gifford
Clive Gifford has traveled to more than 70 countries, climbed rocket launch towers, ridden on robots, and flown gliders. He's had more than 200 books published and has received nominations for or won Royal Society, School Library Association, Smithsonian, and TES awards. He won the Blue Peter Book Award for Best Book with Facts 2019 for his title The Colors of History (QEB). Clive lives in Manchester, UK. 
Yiffy Gu
Yiffy Gu is passionate about creating beautiful color palettes, unique textures, and illustrating using a variety of elements. She defines her style as youthful and whimsical, and her illustrations and motion graphics reach a wide audience. Yiffy enjoys the hustle and bustle of big cities, and inspired by the diversity of people. She is constantly experimenting with new things, which is reflected in her art.
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