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50 Wacky Inventions Throughout History

Weird inventions that seem too crazy to be real! (Wacky Series)

Joe Rhatigan, Celeste Aires (Illustrator)


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With 50 Wacky Inventions Throughout History, history has never been so fun--or wacky!

Have you ever heard of a bike TV? Or a bird diaper? 50 Wacky Inventions Throughout History describes 50 inventions that seem too crazy to be true—but are! Whether useful, entertaining, or just plain silly, these mind-boggling inventions and gadgets from yesterday, today, and tomorrow will surprise and delight fun-fact lovers of all ages.

Praise For 50 Wacky Inventions Throughout History: Weird inventions that seem too crazy to be real! (Wacky Series)

"With cartoon illustrations and short paragraphs, this celebration of ingenuity is likely to entertain browsers." – Denise Moore, formerly at O’Gorman Junior High School, Sioux Falls, SD, for School Library Journal

Walter Foster Jr, 9781633222946, 112pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2017

About the Author

Joe Rhatigan is a writer and editor who lives with his wife and children in Asheville, North Carolina. He has written many acclaimed and award-winning books for children, including White House Kids, Alice in Wonderland: Down the Rabbit Hole, Alice in Wonderland: The Mad Hatter's Tea Party and People You Gotta Meet Before You Grow Up!

Celeste Aires was born in San Juan, Argentina, a town by the Andeans. She grew up in a house with a big garden, two dogs and a little sister. She always loved drawing, painting, sculpting, writing and she always had a big imagination. In 2011, she moved to Buenos Aires to study Animation Direction and became a professional illustrator. She loves mid-century modern styles, geometrical shapes, adventure tales, chocolate, mountains, being outdoors, animals and plants. She also loves learning new things, so she’s always doing workshops and courses, such as silkscreen, letterpress, poster design, character design, among others.