The Boy Who Invented the Popsicle (Hardcover)
The Cool Science Behind Frank Epperson's Famous Frozen Treat
Kids Can Press, 9781525300288, 40pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 2019
In this innovative picture book, Anne Renaud tells a lively story inspired by a real person and true events. Budding scientists will be inspired to emulate the way Frank follows his curiosity, works hard and never gives up --- a growth mindset in action. Interwoven within the story are full-page illustrated instructions for four science experiments that Frank performs, so readers can try them at home or school. Thoroughly researched back matter provides additional historical notes, photos and a bibliography. This readable book covers social studies topics including early twentieth-century history and inventions and inventors, as well as science topics, such as simple chemistry experiments and an overview of the skills and strategies of scientific inquiry.
About the Author
Milan Pavlovi? is an illustrator and graphic artist whose drawings, illustrations, paintings and comics have been published and exhibited internationally. He teaches at OCAD University and Seneca College. He lives with his family in Toronto.
Praise For The Boy Who Invented the Popsicle: The Cool Science Behind Frank Epperson's Famous Frozen Treat…
An upbeat, biographical picture book with plenty of kid appeal.—Booklist
... delightful ...—The Globe and Mail
The Boy Who Invented the Popsicle will certainly engage young readers ...—CM Magazine