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How Nearly Everything Was Invented by the Brainwaves By Lisa Swerling

How Nearly Everything Was Invented by the Brainwaves by Lisa Swerling

Condition - Very Good
$22.49
10 in stock

Summary

Brainwaves are little mischief makers with big ideas. They tell you about key inventions, the breakthroughs that lead to them and answers to questions like - When was the wheel first used? This book reveals the who, what, when, where and why of various inventions and explains the way it transformed the way we live.

How Nearly Everything Was Invented by the Brainwaves Summary

How Nearly Everything Was Invented by the Brainwaves by Lisa Swerling

A brilliant book bursting with big ideas

Meet the Brainwaves, hilarious little mischief makers with big ideas. Pint-sized pals who'll show you around and tell you all about key inventions, the breakthroughs that lead to them and spectacular spin offs which followed...

When was the wheel first used? Who were the bright sparks that thought of the light bulb? And what connects a teapot to a 400 kph train? Find out all about more than 300 key inventions that changed the world (and lead to almost everything else that's ever been invented).

Fantastic fold-out pages reveal the who, what, when, where and why of each invention and explain the way it transformed the way we live.

How Nearly Everything Was Invented by the Brainwaves Reviews

"This is the sort of innovative book DK is renowned for...It is cleverly done, with imaginative fold-outs and time-lines, as well as a huge amount of information packed into 64 pages." Publishing News 02/06/06

About Lisa Swerling

Illustrated by Lisa Sterling and Ralph Lazar, the husband and wife team who established LastLemon Productions in 1999, which originates, produces and licenses cartoon properties, including Harold's Planet and Vimrod.

Additional information

GOR001218518
9781405313292
1405313293
How Nearly Everything Was Invented by the Brainwaves by Lisa Swerling
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
2006-09-07
64
Winner of Aventis General Prize for Science Books 2007
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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