Milo's Great Invention

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Steck-Vaughn, Jan 1, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 24 pages
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This pairing of fiction and non-fiction literature features a story about a boy who invents a machine to get rid of peas on his plate. The companion book introduces some of the world's most creative thinkers who invented useful items.

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Contents

Milos Problem
Inventor at Work
The Experiment 18
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About the author (1998)

Andrew Clements was born in Camden, New Jersey on May 7, 1949. He received a bachelor's degree in literature from Northwestern University and master's degree in teaching from National Louis University. Before becoming a full-time author, he taught in the public schools north of Chicago for seven years, was a singer-songwriter, and worked in publishing. He is well known for his picture book texts, but it was his middle school novel, Frindle, that was a breakthrough for his writing career. Frindle won numerous awards including the Georgia Children's Book Award, the Sasquatch Children's Book Award, the Massachusetts Children's Book Award, the Rhode Island Children's Book Award, and the Year 2000 Young Hoosier Book Award. His other works include The Landry News, The Janitor's Boy, No Talking, Things Not Seen, Things Hoped For, and Things That Are.

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