The Resource Mistakes that worked : the world's familiar inventions and how they came to be, Charlotte Foltz Jones ; illustrated by John O'Brien

Mistakes that worked : the world's familiar inventions and how they came to be, Charlotte Foltz Jones ; illustrated by John O'Brien

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Mistakes that worked : the world's familiar inventions and how they came to be
Title
Mistakes that worked
Title remainder
the world's familiar inventions and how they came to be
Statement of responsibility
Charlotte Foltz Jones ; illustrated by John O'Brien
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Language
eng
Summary
"Do you know how many things in your daily life were invented by accident? SANDWICHES came about when an English earl was too busy gambling to eat his meal and needed to keep one hand free. POTATO CHIPS were first cooked by a chef who was furious when a customer complained that his fried potatoes weren't thin enough. Coca-Cola, Silly Putty, and X rays have fascinating stories behind them too! Their unusual tales, and many more, along with hilarious cartoons and weird, amazing facts, make up this fun-filled book about everyday items that had surprisingly haphazard beginnings."--
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Provided by publisher
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NJQ/DLC
Dewey number
609
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T48
LC item number
.J66 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Mistakes that worked : the world's familiar inventions and how they came to be, Charlotte Foltz Jones ; illustrated by John O'Brien
Label
Mistakes that worked : the world's familiar inventions and how they came to be, Charlotte Foltz Jones ; illustrated by John O'Brien
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Doubleday, 1991
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 78-80) and index
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Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn935493688
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 84 pages
Isbn
9780399552021
Lccn
2015049796
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)935493688

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