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Little Inventors In Space!
Little Inventors In Space!

Little Inventors In Space!

Inventing Out of This World

Little Inventors


152 Pages, 7.87 x 7.87

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $16.99 (US $16.99)

Publication Date: January 2021

ISBN 9780008382902

Rights: US

HarperCollins UK (Jan 2021)

Price: $16.99


A step by step guide to thinking up fantastical, funny, or perfectly practical inventions with no limits

This book encourages budding inventors to think big and have fun with their imaginations! Be inspired by drawings of scarf helicopters, ladybug umbrellas, and ghost wash'n'dry machines! Check out toothbrush maraccas, square peas, and nose scratchers! What will YOU invent? With this step by step guide, Chief Inventor Dominic Wilcox talk Little Inventors through the process of coming up with new ideas, including problem solving, ways to make objects better, and thinking about the ways people use things. Complete activities and learn some cool facts about the history of inventions, science, tech, art and design along the way!

Author Biography

Katherine Mengardon is chief educator at Little Inventors, and has 20 years' experience in developing education programs. Dominic Wilcox is an artist, designer, and inventor. His notable works include GPS shoes that guide the wearer to their desired destination, and miniature sculptures balanced on the moving hands of watches. He has received commissions from organizations such as Paul Smith, Selfridges, the V&A museum, and BMW Mini, and he is the author of Variations on Normal.