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Who Was Thomas Alva Edison? (Paperback) (Margaret Frith)

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One day in 1882, Thomas Edison flipped a switch that lit up lower Manhattan with incandescent light and changed the way people live ever after. The electric light bulb was only one of thousands of Edison’s inventions, which include the phonograph and the kinetoscope, an early precursor to the movie camera. As a boy, observing a robin catch a worm and then take flight, he fed a playmate a mixture of worms and water to see if she could fly! Here’s an accessible, appealing biography with 100 black-and-white illustrations.

A biography of the influential inventor who changed the way people live with his invention of the incandescent light bulb.
Number of Pages: 106
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Biography + Autobiography / Science + Technology
Series Title: Who Was...?
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Margaret Frith
Language: English
Street Date: December 29, 2005
TCIN: 12085818
UPC: 9780448437651
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-4141
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