A Short, Illustrated History of… Ingenious Inventions

Clive Gifford

Rita Petruccioli
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Franklin Watts

9781445169095
48
Synopsis

If you're fed up with learning the names of kings and queens or dates of battles, then this is the history book for you. This book only contains some of the most interesting inventions in history. No rubbish diagrams or grainy photos - just really cool facts, intriguing people and of course incredible inventions - all beautifully illustrated.

We've curated for you some of the best examples of inventions from history. The chronological order will help you get to grips with how and why one invention or discovery can lead to another. It also shows how humans have continually strived to improve their lives and even the world by building on successes from the past, inspiring them to take leaps into the unknown or to reveal their genius to the world.


Designed to spark the interest of children aged 8+ studying history and STEM topics at key stage 2, the text is snappy and completely relevant, so boredom is not an option. The 4-book series, A Short Illustrated History, celebrates some of the best thinkers, scientists, mathematicians, inventors, engineers and creative geniuses the world has ever seen!

Titles in this series:
Epic Space Exploration
Incredible Scientific Discoveries
Ingenious Inventions
Marvels of Medicine