The Most Astonishing Inventions of all Time



ISBN: 9780500650431 Categories: ,

Deborah Kespert


From Archimedes’s machine for carrying water up hill, to Edison’s electric light bulb; from the Wright brothers’ first powered flight to the Saturn V space rocket; from Gutenberg’s printing press to Tim Berners-Lee’s creation of the worldwide web each gripping story of invention, struggle and perseverance is told here in fascinating detail. The book also includes a selection of simple how-to activities to inspire the budding scientist.

Additional information

Weight 686 g
Dimensions 20.2 x 26.7 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 May 2015
Number of pages 96
Format Hardback
Dimensions 20.2 x 26.7 cm
Weight 686 g


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Deborah Kespert is the author of numerous children's books, including Explore! and, with David Baker, Space Academy.