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Dotty Inventions: And Some Real Ones Too

Dotty Inventions: And Some Real Ones Too (Hardback)

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Find out all about how everyday things were invented, in this fascinating mix of fantasy and science! Eccentric inventor Professor Dorothy Dabble sets off to London with Digby her pet robot, to enter a competition for the best invention. On the way, they discover that the parachute was invented by Blanchard and his parachuting dog; that frisbees were created when workers at the Frisbie Baking Company threw their empty pie tins around; and lots of other amazing stories about the invention of everyday objects!

Children'sGeneral non-fictionScience & technologyChildren'sPicture books, activity books & early learning materialPicture books Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd Publication Date: 30/03/2004 ISBN-13: 9781845070366  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Roger McGough is a highly-acclaimed and much-loved poet and writer, and has been awarded an OBE for his contribution to poetry. His many titles include Bad Bad Cats (Penguin), winner of the 1998 Signal Poetry Award and The Ring of Words (Faber) which was shortlisted for the BBC Blue Peter Book Award 2001. Roger's first book for Frances Lincoln was Until I Met Dudley. Holly Swain's previous titles include Tiger Hunt (Heinemann Primary), I'm the King (Ginn & Co), Baboushka and The Pied Piper (HarperCollins).

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