Spring 2019

Wacky Inventions Throughout History

Weird inventions that seem too crazy to be real!

From the Series Wacky Things

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Have you ever heard of a bike TV? Or a bird diaper? Wacky Inventions Throughout History describes some of the wackiest inventions that seem too crazy to be true—but are! Whether useful, entertaining, or just plain silly, these mind-boggling inventions and gadgets from yesterday, today, and tomorrow will surprise and delight fun-fact lovers of all ages.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
$27.99 $20.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science
Copyright 2018
Publisher Quarto Publishing Group USA
Imprint Walter Foster Jr. — Quarto Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2019-01-01
BISACS JNF021050, JNF061010
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8.75 x 9
Lexile 920
Features Table of contents

Illustrator: Celeste Aires

Celeste Aires studied animation direction to become a professional illustrator. Her style focuses on geometric shapes, limited color palates, and fun to convey nostalgia for the mid-century modern style.

Author: Joe Rhatigan

Joe Rhatigan has written many acclaimed and award-winning books for children, including White House Kids, Alice in Wonderland: Down the Rabbit Hole, and Alice in Wonderland: The Mad Hatter's Tea Party.