The Kid Who Invented the Popsicle: And Other Surprising Stories about Inventions

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Puffin Books, Mar 1, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 114 pages
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Did you know that the ice cream sundae was invented because of a law forbidding the sale of ice cream on Sundays? Or that the first motorcycle was really just a tricycle with a motor? Would you believe that Mickey Mouse started out as a rabbit? Arranged in alphabetical order with anecdotal, fun-to-read text, this fascinating book is packed with the stories behind these -- and over 100 more -- inventions.

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Review: The Kid Who Invented the Popsicle: And Other Surprising Stories about Inventions

User Review  - Mayrocks - Goodreads

I learned about a bazillion new things that I hadn't known before. and what made it better was the fact that all the objects Don L. Wulffson wrote about were everyday common household things that I came across every day. who knew? Read full review

Review: The Kid Who Invented the Popsicle: And Other Surprising Stories about Inventions

User Review  - Shane - Goodreads

This short text gives readers information on how 114 different household items were invented. I think the page-long vignettes in this book would be a great way for teachers to get students' attention ... Read full review

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