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Australia's Greatest Inventions and Innovations
Australia's Greatest Inventions and Innovations

Australia's Greatest Inventions and Innovations

JUVENILE NONFICTION

192 Pages, 7.5 x 10.5

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $26.95 (US $26.95) (CA $35.95)

Publication Date: December 2012

ISBN 9781742755649

Rights: US & CA

Random House Australia Pty Ltd (Dec 2012)
Random House Australia

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Overview

In conjunction with the Powerhouse Museum comes this comprehensive guide to Australia's most innovative inventions as well as their amazing creators.Imagine a world without wi-fi, clotheslines, lawnmowers, Vegemite, dual-flush toilets, or even mousetraps. Weird, huh? These are just a few of the many inventions that have been created by clever Australians to solve some of life's difficult problems. Find out about Australia's most ingenious inventions, their creators, and how to turn a bright idea into a useful innovation. Be inspired!

Author Biography

Christopher Cheng has had more than 20 books of fiction and nonfiction published in Australia and overseas. In recognition of his distinguished service to children's literature, he won the 2009 Lady Cutler Award. Linsay Knight is the editor of 30 Australian Stories for Children and Stories for 6, 7, 8 and 9 Year Olds.