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

An inspirational reference book that includes a bibliography, both children and adults will get a kick out of Mistakes That Worked.

Some of the things invented by mistake:

•  Piggy banks
•  Silly putty
•  Potato chips
•  Frisbees

“Jones has great fun with facts, dredging up plenty in a lively, anecdotal account that recollects the oddball origins of a variety of foods, clothing, toys, and devices….A gem of a book.” – Booklist, starred review.

Author Charlotte Jones
Illustrator John O'Brien
For Ages 8 to 12 years
Pages 96 pages
Format Paperback

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