A Super Sticky Mistake
The Story of How Harry Coover Accidentally Invented Super Glue!
An inspiring true story about Harry Coover, a wonderful inventor who accidentally discovered super-glue!
“This sticky mess. This ooey goo. It’s like a glue but much stronger. . . maybe it’s not just sticky stuff.”
Learn about Harry Coover, a prolific inventor, as he discovers super glue! When Harry was trying to develop a new kind of plastic, he accidentally created a super sticky substance. He then realized that his invention has multiple uses and sets off testing the new product. Discover the variety of ways super glue is used today and its impact on the world!
A must-have book for any budding inventor, A Super Sticky Mistake shows that even mistakes have value. Throughout Alison Donald expertly weaves facts into the story to keep readers engaged. This book is a useful teaching tool for young children with an interest in STEM and history.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Category||Science, STEM, STEM: Technology|
|Publisher||Maverick Arts Publishing Ltd|
|Number of Pages||32|
Author: Alison Donald
Born and raised in Ontario, Canada, Alison Donald now lives in the UK with her husband and three children. She is a writer and works as a pediatric occupational therapist, helping children with special needs reach their potential.
Illustrator: Rea Zhai
Rea Zhai has received a BFA in Media Design from China Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China, and MFA in Academy of Art University. She loves drawing landscapes, characters, and cute stuff.