The Day-Glo Brothers: The True Story of Bob and Joe Switzer's Bright Ideas and Brand-New Colors
A discovery that made the world a brighter place! Joe and Bob Switzer were very different brothers. Bob was a studious planner who wanted to grow up to be a doctor. Joe dreamed of making his fortune in show business and loved magic tricks and problem-solving. When an accident left Bob recovering in a darkened basement, the brothers began experimenting with ultraviolet light and fluorescent paints. Together they invented a whole new kind of color, one that glows with an extra-special intensity?Day-Glo. This cover reproduction is not printed with Day-Glo colors. The actual book, however, is printed using three Day-Glo colors: Saturn Yellow, Fire Orange, and Signal Green.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - EmilyDrennan - LibraryThing
I had never heard about the Day-Glo Brothers before reading this story. Bob and Joe Switzer were brothers who moved from Montana to Berkley, California. Bob was older and a hard work, and Joe enjoyed ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - breksarah - LibraryThing
This story tells about two brothers who changed the face of color. They wanted to see brighter, more noticeable color and this story details how they made that happen. Instead of the regular reds and ... Read full review