Once Upon a Big Idea

The Story of Inventions

Author: James Carter

, Illustrator: Margaux Carpentier


ISBN: 9781838913939 Category:


BINDING: Hardback

EXTENT: 32 pages

DIMENSIONS: 251 x 286 mm

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Telescopes and clocks and trains- all big ideas from human brains!

From bridges and boats to medicines and mobile phones, this book takes readers on a journey of discovery through all the amazing inventions human beings have come up with. Learn how rocks and stones helped create the pyramids and how modern materials such as concrete and nylon have changed our lives.

Lively rhyming text by James Carter and electrifying illustrations by Margaux Carpentier


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Meet the author

James Carter

JAMES CARTER is an award-winning poet, non-fiction writer and ambassador for National Poetry Day. James travels all over the UK with his melodica (that’s Steve) to give lively performances and worksho…

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