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Author Mycielska, Małgorzata, 1973- author.

Title Impossible inventions: ideas that shouldn't work / Malgorzata Mycielska ; [illustrations by] Aleksandra and Daniel Mizielinski ; translated by Agnes Monod-Gayraud.

Publication Info. Wellington, New Zealand : Gecko Press, 2018.
©2017

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Location Call No. Status
 Cheshire Public Library - Children's Department  J 609 MYCIELSKA    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Children's Nonfiction  J609 MYC    On Search
 New Britain, Main Library - Children's Department  J608 MYC    Check Shelf
Edition First American edition.
Description 119 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Note Originally published in 2014 under the Polish title: Ale patent! by Wydawnictwo Dwie Siostry, Warsaw.
Summary "When Leonardo da Vinci invented the tank, car, helicopter, glider,parachute, submarine, lift and telescope, over 500 years ago, he was considered a dreamer. Or even crazy. Today he is understood to be agenius, ahead of his time.This book collects ancient and modern inventions. Some are revolutionary, others comical, others were simply impossible. But each of them testifies to the extraordinary imaginations of their inventors.You will find here a flying bicycle, bubble telegraph, passenger clouds and passenger birds, mechanical chess players, a water clock, a concentration hood and many more incredible ideas."--Publisher's description.
Language Translated from the Polish.
Subject Inventions -- Juvenile literature.
Inventions -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Science and civilization -- Juvenile literature.
Discoveries in science -- Juvenile literature.
Discoveries in science. (OCoLC)fst00894959
Inventions. (OCoLC)fst00977993
Inventors. (OCoLC)fst00978052
Patents. (OCoLC)fst01054862
Science and civilization. (OCoLC)fst01108517
Inventions.
Genre/Form Nonfiction.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Added Author Mizielinski, Aleksandra illustrator.
Mizieliński, Daniel, illustrator.
Monod-Gayraud, Agnes, translator.
ISBN 9781776571703
1776571703
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