Around the World in 80 Inventions

Matt Ralphs

Illustrated by Robbie Cathro

Ages 8 to 12
12 October 2023
96 pages


CHOCKS AWAY! Take off on a marvellous journey of discovery as you explore 80 incredible world-changing inventions from around the globe!

From the wheel to the space rocket, the bow and arrow to the atom bomb, chocolate to toothpaste, and the battery to the quantum computer, find out about innovations from the ancient world right up to the twenty-first century. Read the fascinating story about how each one was developed, with bite-sized labels and captions. Spot the adventurous aviator, complete with goggles and flailing scarf, on each page, as they guide you through the book.

With bright, fun-filled illustrations by Robbie Cathro and 80 incredible entries, this invention compendium is sure to captivate STEM-mad readers 8 years and up for hours.
Around The World In 80 Inventions is a treasure trove of knowledge that spans centuries and the globe, from the humble match to rockets that can reach the stars.
Absolutely one for history buffs and trivia fans of all ages, we can imagine this would make a great pub quiz companion, as well as looking quite at home on a school bookshelf.