Picture History of Great Inventors

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Here is an introduction to the great inventors of the world. Bursting with facts, serious and comic, the book describes the lives and work of more than fifty major innovators, with delightful illustrated references to hundreds more. A 'timeline' provides a glimpse into the lives and times of each of the inventors. Spanning a period of thousands of years - from the unknown man or woman who invented the wheel, to the research teams at work today on space technology or on Virtual Reality - Gillian Clements' book is a celebration of the ingenuity of people throughout history.Includes separate timelines on each spread and a glossary explaining all of the terms used in the book with diagrams and easy to follow language.

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ll color. This visual catalog of the technical achievements that have shaped our lives is illustrated with hundreds of colorful, informative cartoon-style drawings. From the unknown inventor of the wheel to scientists at work on tomorrow's space stations, nearly 50 major inventors are featured, each set in a border brimming with pictorial details of other events and inventions of the time, giving readers a glimpse of that era.

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"An approachable, enjoyable title."--School Library Journal.

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