A funny and fascinating look at over 300 of the world's most important inventions, from the steam engine to the light bulb - now in paperback Meet the Brainwaves, hilarious little mischief-makers who are about to take your child on an amazing journey to discover everything about the inventions that changed the way people live. These pint-sized pals will tell them all about key inventions, the breakthroughs that lead to them, and the spectacular spin offs which followed. From when the first wheel was used and who the bright sparks that thought of the light bulb were, to what connects a teapot to a 400-kph train. Help your child discover all about the inventions that changed the world (and lead to almost everything else that's ever been invented). With fantastic foldout pages, the whole story will unravel in front of their eyes! About the Author
Writer Jill McLeod studied zoology before becoming a children's book writer and editor. Once an economist and a graphic designer respectively, illustrators Ralph Lazar and Lisa Swerling now own the cartoon licensing company Last Lemon Productions. Consultant Roger Bridgman was Curator of Communications at London's Science Museum for more than ten years, during which time he wrote DK's 1000 Inventions and Discoveries. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.