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Title The big ideas that changed the world / [editors: Sally MacGill, Theresa Bebbington]

Published London : Dorling Kindersley, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson TB  609 BIG    AVAILABLE
Physical description 256 pages : colour illustrations ; 29 cm
Notes At foot of cover title: Incredible inventions and the stories behind them.
Includes index.
Summary Discover the big ideas that changed our world. From matches to mobiles, antibiotics and the flexible drinking straw - some inventions don't just change the way we do things but change the world. Kids will love the incredible facts and info, such as why the tin can was invented 60 years before the can opener. Read on in wonder at the stories behind each ground-breaking discovery - the people, ideas and knock-on effects.
Other author Macgill, S. M.
Bebbington, Theresa.
Subject Inventions -- History -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781405356831 (hbk.)
1405356839 (hbk.)