Pop-up house of inventions : hundreds of fabulous facts about your home
    (2009)

    Nonfiction

    Book

    Call Numbers:
    J/608/CROWTHER,R

Availability

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Kids' Nonfiction J/608/CROWTHER,R Available
Kids' Nonfiction J/608/CROWTHER,R Available

Details

PUBLISHED
Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2009
EDITION
Revised U.S. edition
DESCRIPTION
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 27 cm
ISBN/ISSN
9780763642532, 0763642533
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

Title from cover

Would you believe that a scientist caught a cold and died while conducting experiments in early refrigeration? Did you know that soap was once made from goat fat? Can you guess how pumpernickel bread got its name? Did you know there is polytetrafl uoroethylene somewhere in your kitchen? It's all true! It's all amazing! And it's all in the updated, reissued Robert Crowther's Amazing Pop-up House of Inventions. Just step inside, open the cupboards, peek in the closets and drawers, and learn about hundreds of inventions you can fi nd right in your own home, including DVDs, MP3s, wireless headsets, and PDAs

Text and illustrations on inside covers

Lift-the-flap, turn-the-wheel, pop-up book, with acetate detail

First published: London : Walker, 2000

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