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 - John Nichols - Goodreads
"Mistakes that Worked" is a reminder that failure is not always the end. The work is geared toward tween and early teen readers, but I thoroughly enjoyed browsing through to see how some of the things ... Read full review
Review: Mistakes That WorkedUser Review - Aaron Beaulieu - Goodreads
I liked this book and gave it 5/5 because it was pretty easy and quick to read. I can't stand books with stories that aren't real, I like to learn real information. This was great because I never ... Read full review