Dorling Kindersley, 2010 • 256pp

From staplers, spacesuits and submarines to tin cans, toilets and telephones, get the inside story on the big ideas that changed the world.

International Literacy Association Young Adult Choice, 2011

Co-authors: Julie Ferris, Mike Goldsmith, Ian Graham, Sally MacGill, Andrea Mills, Matt Turner

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  • Father of electricity
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