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Pop-up House of Inventions

Hundreds of Fabulous Facts About your Home
Crowther, Robert (Book - 2009 )
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
Pop-up House of Inventions


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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.
Authors: Crowther, Robert
Title: Pop-up house of inventions
hundreds of fabulous facts about your home
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. :, Candlewick Press,, 2009.
Edition: Rev. U.S. ed.
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,23 x 27 cm.
Notes: Title from cover.
Text and illustrations on inside covers.
Lift-the-flap, turn-the-wheel, pop-up book, with acetate detail.
First published: London : Walker, 2000.
Summary: 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.
Local Note: LOR : 2010-04-27
118 148 242
ISBN: 9780763642532
0763642533
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