Ideas That Changed the World
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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: DK
Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 10.86 X 8.55 X 0.71 (inches)
ISBN: 1465414231
ISBN-13: 9781465414236
Ages: 8-13

Publisher's Description

From bicycles to umbrellas, the Walkman to bar codes, innovative ideas can mold the world in unexpected, fantastical ways. Ideas that Changed The World takes some of the most important ideas in history and displays them using stunning photography and detailed information. This VOYA Nonfiction Honor List and IRA Young Adult Choice 2011 winner brings the stories of great ideas to life in their historical context, sharing how they were inspired and then implemented. Readers will be in awe as they learn about satellites, antibiotics, microscopes, film animation, surfboards, submarines, TV, and more. Ideas That Changed the World takes the stories of the most insightful advancements in history and shows how these innovations affect us all.

Author Bio

DK Publishing was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children, and produces content for consumers in more than 87 countries and 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivaled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. It has a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. DK's adult range spans travel—including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides—history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK's extensive children's list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGObooks. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher Rough Guides.

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