This dynamic new series for children explores some of the most popular areas of science and invention. It is produced in collaboration with the Science Museum in London, which houses one of the most remarkable science collections in the world. Each book takes one area of inventiveness andreveals our progress through time, highlighting the key developments and ending with the state-of-the-art technology of today.Superb photographs combine with lively text and creative design to make these a must-have for every budding inventor!
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