Explore ten inventions that changed the world in The Inventor’s Workshop: How People and Machines Transformed Each Other, 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 Lewis Latimer’s technology made Thomas Edison’s light bulb possible; and much more. This STEM book for middle grade readers features:
- Real-life stories behind 10 great inventions—computer, compass, radio, camera, television, light bulb, engine, telephone, bicycle, and clock
- 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
Featuring detailed illustration by the inimitable Stacey Thomas, Ruth Amos’s The Inventor’s Workshop is the perfect book for every budding inventor.