Pop-Up House of Inventions: Hundreds of Fabulous Facts about Your Home (Hardcover)

Hundreds of Fabulous Facts about Your Home

By Robert Crowther, Robert Crowther (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763642532, 12pp.

Publication Date: March 10, 2009



"Junior trivia masters will pore over this pop-up book." Child Magazine
Would you believe that a scientist caught a cold and died while conducting experiments in early refrigeration? Did you know that soap was once made from goat fat? Can you guess how pumpernickel bread got its name? Did you know there is polytetrafl uoroethylene somewhere in your kitchen? It's all true It's all amazing And it's all in the updated, reissued Robert Crowther's Amazing Pop-up House of Inventions. Just step inside, open the cupboards, peek in the closets and drawers, and learn about hundreds of inventions you can fi nd right in your own home including DVDs, MP3s, wireless headsets, and PDAs.

About the Author

Robert Crowther is the creator Ships, Trains, and Flight as well as numerous other pop-up books, including COLORS, OPPOSITES, and SHAPES. He lives in Norfolk, England.