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Released: 2009-03-10

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Robert Crowther's Pop-Up House of Inventions: Hundreds of Fabulous Facts About Your Home by Robert Crowther


"Junior trivialities masters will pore over this pop-up book." — child mag

would you believe that a scientist stuck a chilly and died even as undertaking experiments in early refrigeration? did you know that cleaning soap was as soon as created from goat fat? are you able to guess how pumpernickel bread were given its name? did you know there's polytetrafl uoroethylene somethe place to your kitchen? It’s all actual! It’s all amazing! And it’s all in the updated, reissued Robert Crowther’s incredible Pop-up space of inventions. simply step inside of, open the cabinets, peek in the clounits and drawers, and find out about masses of inventions you'll be able to fi nd right in your own home — including DVDs, MPthrees, wireless headunits, and PDAs.
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toilet paper was invented in 18five7. Zippers were first used on apparel in the Nineteen Twenties--and came with an guideline guide! native americans made popcorn more than five,000 years in the past. the primary e-mail message was despatched in 197three. Who knew?

in this remarkable, complicated pop-up book by way of a master paper engineer, readers be informed scads of a laugh info about on a regular basis household items, such as CDs, nylon stockings, skateboards, refrigerators, belt buckles, piggy banks, pens, cameras, and sandwiches. trivia buffs and regular humans alike will gawk in thrilled marvel at this interactive, 3D paper extravaganza, with oven doors you'll be able to open, videos you'll be able to insert right into a VCR, type teach units you'll be able to spin round a observe, and a bath curtain you'll be able to pull again--whoops! Someonecff0478#three9;s in there! uncover some unbelievable, enjoyable, and fun info about gadgets you never appeared two times at before.

Robert Crowther is not any slouch marvel amazing pop-up books. writer of the remarkable Robert Crowthercff0478#three9;s Deep Down Underground: Pop-Up book of wonderful details and Feats and others, Crowther creates beautifully complicated yet reader-friendly paper sculpture in his books. Readers of every age will revel in discovering increasingly more main points hidden behind the tiny flaps, wheels, and cupboards in this very atypical house excursion, which leads from kitchen to living room to rest room to bedroom to storage. A time-line with nonetheless extra inventions is integrated. (ages 6 to 11) --Emilie Coulter

book details

writer: Robert Crowtherwriter: CandlewickBinding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: 12

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