Kid Who Invented the Popsicle: And Other Surprising Stories about Inventions
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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Review: The Kid Who Invented the Popsicle: And Other Surprising Stories about InventionsUser Review - Cara Noyes - Goodreads
This book contains some fascinating anecdotes. I am not sure how truthful they are. Like the Dr. pepper story, for example. Do you really not know the soda jerks name? Read full review
Review: The Kid Who Invented the Popsicle: And Other Surprising Stories about InventionsUser Review - Paul - Goodreads
I only award this book 2 stars because a few of the stories are either wrong, or give incomplete/misleading details. One example is The Baby Ruth Bar... While the candy company maintained it was named ... Read full review