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The Kid Who Invented the Popsicle: And Other Surprising Stories about Inventions

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The Kid Who Invented the Popsicle: And Other Surprising Stories about Inventions

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Discover the extraordinary stories behind everyday things! 

Did you know that the ice cream sundae was invented because of a law forbidding the sale of ice cream on Sundays? Or that the first motorcycle was really just a tricycle with a motor? Would you believe that Mickey Mouse started out as a rabbit? Arranged in alphabetical order with anecdotal, fun-to-read text, this fascinating book is packed with the stories behind these and over 100 more inventions.

"[An] entertaining volume of trivia." --Kirkus Reviews

Don L. Wulffson is the author of more than forty books, including Point Blank, The Kid Who Invented the Popsicle, Future Fright, and The Upside-Down Ship. He lives in Northridge, California.

ISBN: 9780141302041

ISBN-10: 9780141302041

Publisher: Puffin Books

Publication Date: 03/01/1999 - 12:00am

On Sale: 03/01/1999 - 12:00am

Pages: 128

Language: English

Categories

Juvenile Nonfiction / Technology / Inventions

Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Exploration & Discovery

Juvenile Nonfiction / Reference