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Once Upon a Big Idea: The Story of Inventions

Once Upon a Big Idea: The Story of Inventions


Telescopes and clocks and trains- all big ideas from human brains!

This book explores the captivating world of inventions, from bridges and boats to medicines and mobile phones. Readers will embark on a journey of discovery as they learn about the fascinating history behind humanity's clever creations. Discover the role of rocks and stones in building the pyramids, and how modern marvels like concrete and nylon have revolutionized our daily lives.

Lively rhyming text by James Carter and electrifying illustrations by Margaux Carpentier

About the Author
James Carter is an award-winning poet, non-fiction writer and ambassador for National Poetry Day. James travels all over the UK with his melodica (that’s Steve) to give lively performances and workshops. In the last twenty years he has visited over 1400 schools, and performed at various prestigious literary festivals. He lives with his family in Oxfordshire and offers global virtual poetry sessions.
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 32 pages

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