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Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions & How They Came to Be

Authors: Jones, Charlotte Foltz
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
BISAC/Subject: JNF051110, JNF051120
ISBN: 9780399552038, Related ISBNs: 0385262469, 0385320434, 0399552022, 0399552030, 9780385262460
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 96,
Audience: Children/juvenile
Synopsis:

Popsicles, potato chips, Silly Putty, Velcro, and many other familiar things have fascinating stories behind them. In fact, dozens of products and everyday items had surprisingly haphazard beginnings. Mistakes That Worked offers forty of these unusual tales, along with hilarious cartoons and weird and amazing facts. Readers will be surprised and inspired!

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