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. "[An] entertaining volume of trivia". — "Kirkus Reviews"

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User Review  - tshrum06 - LibraryThing

This is a fun example of informational. The books is comprised of anecdotes about different inventions and discoveries. The information is accurate and interesting. There is no embellishing, so it is a good example of informational. Age Appropriateness: Intermediate, Middle Media: N/A Read full review

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Great children's book on inventions/gadgets!

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About the author (1999)

Don L. Wulffson is the author of more than forty books, including Point Blank, The Kid Who Invented the Popsicle, Future Fright, and The Upside-Down Ship. He lives in Northridge, California.

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