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Weird & Wacky Inventions
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Sky Pony Pr
Publication date September 1, 2011
Pages 96
Binding Hardcover
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781616084752
ISBN-10 1616084758
Dimensions 0.50 by 8.75 by 10.50 in.
Weight 1.55 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Original list price $12.95
Other format details juvenile
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Even crazier inventions for kids to learn about!

A hair-cutting machine, a used gum receptacle, jumping shoes, and more of the strangest inventions ever!

A hat that can tip itself. A suitcase that turns into a bathtub. A pair of protective eyeglasses for chickens. These are just three of the hundreds of unusual inventions that people have dreamed up over the last two centuries. Some, such as the mustache guard, made perfect sense when they first appeared. Others were considered just plain silly. Jim Murphy has compiled a collection of the weirdest and wackiest inventions and presented them in a quiz style that is challenging and fun. Simple, clear explanations are provided on how the inventions worked or failed to work. Complete with over 100 colored illustrations of these crazy creations, this is the perfect gift for any child interested in science and inventions. Ages: 9–12. 127 color illustrations

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from Sky Pony Pr (September 1, 2011); titled "Weird & Wacky Inventions"
9781616084752 | details & prices | 96 pages | 8.75 × 10.50 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 1.55 lbs | List price $12.95
About: Even crazier inventions for kids to learn about!
from Random House Childrens Books (July 1, 1978); titled "Weird & Wacky Inventions"
9780517533185 | details & prices | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | List price $9.95
About: Includes drawings of unusual inventions submitted to the patent office with clues to aid the reader in guessing the purpose of each invention.
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Reprint edition from Sky Pony Pr (February 16, 2016)
9781634502030 | details & prices | 96 pages | 8.50 × 10.50 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 0.98 lbs | List price $9.99
About: A hat that can tip itself.

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