George Ferris: What a Wheel! (Hardcover)

What a Wheel!

By Barbara Lowell, Jerry Hoare (Illustrator)

Grosset & Dunlap, 9780448479262, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 26, 2014

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Description

Have you ever ridden a Ferris wheel? You go up, up, up and can see for miles! But when the inventor of the Ferris wheel, George Ferris, first pitched the idea, everyone thought he was crazy. A 250-foot bicycle wheel that goes around and around and carries people in train cars? Can't be done, they said. But George proved them wrong. Read about how George's hard work, courage, and imagination created one of the most famous fair rides today.

George Ferris, What a Wheel covers the concepts Imagination and Problem Solving.



About the Author

Barbara Lowell lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a long way from the world's tallest Ferris wheel, the Singapore Flyer.
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