Friday, July 24, 2020

Learning the history of inventions and giveaway

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Summer learning continues with these awesome titles from DK publishers; Smithsonian History!, 1000 Inventions and Discoveries, and Inventors. It is fun to read educational books accompanied with illustrations, as it makes the content interesting and inspiring.
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History! is a visual encyclopedia of the events of the past. The content of this book is separated into topics from the ancient world, the medieval world, the age of exploration, the age of revolution, and the modern world. The historical events are visualized in detail, providing a fascinating introduction to the world through time. This reference book which is part of the Knowledge Encyclopedia series transports the reader into the past through engaging explanations, illustrations, photographs, and 3D images. 
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Highly detailed CGI images bring subjects to life giving the readers the opportunity to peer inside ancient buildings, marvel at elaborate outfits, and become transported into the battles of history.
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1000 Inventions and Discoveries lists key inventions and discoveries, listed year by year, with intriguing facts about each invention and the person (or people) who invented it. From the prehistoric hunting tools early ancestors used to the modern-day smartphones that connect the entire planet, this book provides a fascinating tour through the history of humankind's inventions and discoveries. This colourful book explores recent inventions and discoveries from the Amazon Echo to the first photograph of a black hole, as well as showcasing revolutionary historical inventions such as the wheel. This guide is packed with the inventions and discoveries in science, technology, transport, medicine, and mathematics that changed the course of human existence, which is fun to read and learn from. 
dk book inventions and discoveries
This book is written in an interesting way - chunked explanations that give brief introductions to important tools, inventions, vocabulary. The short explanations with the year it was invented makes this a useful reference book for school or for leisure reading. For example, it has the title - handles for tools - then it says when it was discovered c. 35,000 BCE - and gives a brief summary of its importance - protected arms from the impact and increased the length of the swing.   
dk book inventors
Meet the masterminds behind the greatest inventions in history with this nonfiction book, Inventors recommended for readers of the age of 7. It is a fun way learn about innovative people and their contributions. Inventors looks at the towering achievements of more than 50 inventors in detail. The stories are unique and unusual. From Mr. Kellogg, who accidentally created cornflakes after leaving grains boiling for too long, to the ancient Turkish polymath Ismail al-Jazari, who decided the best way to power a clock was with a model elephant, to Sarah E. Goode's fold-up bed space-saving solution-the inventors of this book have all used tons of creativity to find ways to improve our world. 
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These ground breaking inventions include the very earliest discoveries to modern-day breakthroughs in science, food, transportation, technology, and more. Each page is packed with facts, with every inventor's achievements written as a story. Beautiful illustrations by Jessamy Hawke bring the inventor's stories to life, and fantastic photography highlights the detail of their designs. With hand-painted cross-sections revealing the intricacies of inventions like the first plane, and the printing press, and more, readers will marvel at being able to see close-up how these machines work. The inventors come from all walks of life and parts of the world, making this the perfect book for every budding inventor.


Giveaway
If you live in Canada enter to win a copy of Inventors. This giveaway ends on August 21st. Please leave comments and follow my social media networks to be eligible to win. 

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14 comments:

  1. I would enjoy this book with my grandson.

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  2. I would like to win this book and share it with my grandchildren.

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  3. I would share these with both my kids. It is something they could enjoy learning about together.

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  4. this would great for my granddaughter

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  5. I want to win this book to share it and enjoy it with my daughter.

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  6. would love to add to our kids library and read to the grandkids

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  7. I would like to win this for three little boys that I babysit to enjoy. it would be perfect for them.

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  8. This would be an interesting read...for the whole family!

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  9. i'd love to win this because inventions are the coolest! love seeing how things are made. I'd enjoy this and so would my nephew

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  10. This would be an amazing book for my grandchildren to read!

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  11. My son still says he wants to be an inventor so this would be brilliant for him.

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  12. I would love to win this so my kids and I can read this together!!

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  13. My granddaughter is getting to the age she is interested in how and why things are invented and would enjoy this.

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  14. I love these books. I would give them to my grandkids

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