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Mistakes That Worked : 40 Familiar Inventions and How They Came to Be
by Charlotte Foltz Jones and John O'Brien


Overview - From Frisbees to X-Rays, Post-It Notes to penicillin, here are the fascinating stories behind the accidental inventions of 40 things, including Coca-Cola, potato chips, Silly Putty, the Slinky, and many other familiar items. An IRA/CBC Children's Choice.  Read more...

 
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Overview
From Frisbees to X-Rays, Post-It Notes to penicillin, here are the fascinating stories behind the accidental inventions of 40 things, including Coca-Cola, potato chips, Silly Putty, the Slinky, and many other familiar items. An IRA/CBC Children's Choice. 40 full-color cartoons.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780785735007
  • ISBN-10: 0785735003
  • Publisher: Turtleback Books
  • Publish Date: October 1999
  • Page Count: 96
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 8.06 x 0.49 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.82 pounds


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