Mistakes that worked
Piggy banks, silly putty, potato chips and frisbees are all things that were invented by mistake.
"Jones gathers together in a splendid book that is as informative as it is entertaining. 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.
Includes a bibliography. An IRA-CBC Children's Choice.
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Review: Mistakes That WorkedUser Review - Rosa Cline - Goodreads
This book could actually be either an adult book or a child's book. It's very interesting with small (one page or less) stories of how various things were invented...from various foods, to toys, to ... Read full review
Review: Mistakes That WorkedUser Review - Sandra Strange - Goodreads
Another delightful and easy nonfiction book aimed at upper elementary/ middle school readers that is particularly appropriate for reluctant or challenged high school readers, this one gives short ... Read full review