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Number of Pages: 78
Vendor: Random House
Publication Date: 1994
|Dimensions: 8.06 X 8.01 X 0.34 (inches)|
Popsicles, potato chips, Silly Putty, Velcro, and many other familiar things have fascinating stories behind them. In fact, dozens of products and everyday items had surprisingly haphazard beginnings. Mistakes That Worked offers forty of these unusual tales, along with hilarious cartoons and weird and amazing facts. Readers will be surprised and inspired!
JOHN O'BRIEN is a frequent contributor to the New Yorker magazine and has illustrated many popular children's books.
Teresa Gilstrap5 Stars Out Of 5September 28, 2009Teresa GilstrapThis books is so full of facts and has really enlightened us to so many things. Simply put, it's fascinating. It's been great reading for my 11 year old son and would even make a great collection for the coffee table. It's amazing for us to think of the things we wouldn't have if it hadn't been for mistakes.