The Inventor’s Workshop

How People and Machines Transformed Each Other

$29.99

Join two curious children on a tour through ten inventions that changed the world in the debut children’s book from award-winning inventor Ruth Amos.

This book is not yet published, but will be available from April 2024.

ISBN: 9781915569271 Category:

Ruth Amos

Description

Join two curious children on a tour through ten inventions that changed the world in the debut children’s book from award-winning inventor Ruth Amos.

Step inside the inventor’s workshop to see how one creative spark leads to another… until an invention is born. Find out how, when and why these ingenious breakthroughs happened, and learn about all the people who created them.

Discover how Ada Lovelace’s code inspired Charles Babbage’s work on the first modern computer; see how African American Lewis Latimer’s technology made Thomas Edison’s light bulb possible; and much more.

This STEM book for children ages 7+ features:
Real-life stories behind ten great inventions
Mini biographies and profiles of more than 50 inventors
Beautifully illustrated timelines, showing how creations of today exist because of the long line of inventions and inventors that came before
Incredible cross-sections, revealing the intricacies of each discovery

Written by an award-winning inventor Ruth Amos, with detailed illustration by the inimitable Stacey Thomas, this the perfect book for every budding inventor.

Additional information

Weight 640 g
Dimensions 24.2 x 29.7 cm
Publisher name Magic Cat Publishing
Publication date 26 April 2024
Number of pages 64
Format Hardback
Contributors Illustrated by Stacey Thomas
Dimensions 24.2 x 29.7 cm
Weight 640 g

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Ruth Amos is an awardwinning inventor, entrepreneur and edutuber. A true pioneer for engaging children in STEAM subjects, Ruth's YouTube channel 'Kids Invent Stuff' (as seen on The One Show, BBC News Online and Tomorrow's World Live sees primary aged children have the chance to get their invention ideas built by real engineers.

Stacey Thomas is an illustrator and maker based in Oxfordshire, UK. She studied illustration at the University of Brighton, graduating in 2017. She is inspired by folklore, traditional crafts, museums and the natural world, and enjoys comedy, board games and wildlife-spotting in the local countryside.