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Imaginative Inventions

The Who, What, Where, When, and Why of Roller Skates, Potato Chips, Marbles, and Pie

Charise Mericle Harper


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Written in verse and filled with full-color illustrations drawn by the author, this book invites young readers inside the minds of great inventors, encouraging them to think imaginatively as it offers the origins of items such as roller skates, potato chips, eyeglasses, the vacuum cleaner, and more.

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9780316347259, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2001

About the Author

Charise Mericle Harper is the author and illustrator of many books for young readers, including the Just Grace series and Flush: The Scoop on Poop. Her drawings have also been featured in several national magazines and newspapers.