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101 Things You Wish You'd Invented and Some You Wish No One Had
Author: Tracey Turner

ISBN: 9780747591986
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 113
Published: 5 May 2008
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.5 x 11.1 x 1.7
Marvel at the sheer brilliance of invention, from glass to underpants, the noble compass to the humble pencil. Not forgetting, of course, the undeniably indispensable banana suitcase.

Filled with fascinating details about everything from the most common everyday object to inventions which changed society, this book also distinguishes the strokes of genius from discoveries of sheer chance, or millennia of evolution...and reveals the real reason why Alfred Nobel had to establish a peace prize (tut, tut).

Plus for each invention - from guitars to satellites, helicopters to sign language - there's an activity to do or form to fill in.

About the Author

Tracey Turner is a former editor and author of many non-fiction books for children, including Hodder's Digusting Dictionary and titles for the Dead Famous series, and 101 Things You Need To Know>O?. Tracey lives in Bath Richard Horne is a designer of record covers , book jackets, as well as a greetings card and magazine illustrator. A self-confessed chancer and left-hande...

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