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Weird and Wacky Inventions
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Sky Pony Pr
Publication date February 16, 2016
Pages 96
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781634502030
ISBN-10 1634502035
Dimensions 0.50 by 8.50 by 10.50 in.
Original list price $9.99
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description:
A hat that can tip itself. A suitcase that opens and 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 that is challenging and fun.

Simple, clear explanations are provided on how the inventions worked or failed to work. Now for the first time in paperback, and chock-full of nearly one hundred color illustrations of these crazy creations, this is the perfect gift for any child interested in science and invention.

Book cover for 9780517533185 Book cover for 9781616084752
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.
Book cover for 9781634502030
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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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