Charlotte Foltz Jones: Mistakes that Worked

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Toons and weird amazing facts make up this fun filled book about everyday items that had surprisingly haphazard beginnings A splendid book that is as informative as it is entertaining a gem Booklist StarredReviewSandwiches chocolate chip cookies Frisbees Silly Putty the potato chip how did they come to be They were Mistakes that Worked The World s Familiar Inventions and How They Came To Be Delightful facts entertaining cartoons and well delivered historical information contribute to make this book a fun ead Learn about how some of the most populate day to day items went from mistakes to successes I for one am sure glad they messed up and produced Coco Cola and chips as well as chocolate chip cookies I know I learned some very interesting things about items I use often if not every day Things we take for granted like ubber and aspiring had to come from somewhere be invented by someone How funny to find out they came from mistakesAlthough this intriguing book is written towards a younger audience middle grade level I eally enjoyed it I think it is fascinating to learn where and how things I use and eat and drink came to be what they are I am pretty sure eaders of Ct dozens of products and everyday items had surprisingly haphazard beginnings Mistakes That Worked offers forty of.

He intended eaders will get a lot of it and have fun while learning The writing is not dumbed down yet is still very easy to understand and has the necessary warnings for those younger Slave Again (Whispers of Refuge reads The cartoons are cute and well done I feel Mistakes that Worked is the perfect funead for inuisitive eaders of all ages OBS would like to thank the publisher for supplying a free copy of this title in exchange for an honest eview A nice collection of historical anecdotes concerning accidental inventions and discoveries It was nice to see the bizarre origins of many now commonplace items The tone was light and the chapters though many we uite short There was a nice bit of humor thrown in too and pictures and charts helped convey information without being monotonous A fun book for kids that adults can enjoy too Mistakes and accidents happen in everyone s life but these mistakes and accidents have actually enriched people s lives Some were just fun like Silly Putty some were tasty like potato chips and chocolate chip cookies and some were helpful like Velcro and Vulcanized ubber It s all here in this entertaining book intended for kids but adults might learn a thing or two to. These unusual tales along with hilarious cartoons and weird and amazing facts Readers will be surprised and inspir.

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This is a great little book for a kid interested in science or history It s divided up eally nicely and has little vignettes about everything from penicillin to Reindeer and Caribou: Health and Disease rolled trouser cuffs A good one to keep in mind for the young factoid enthusiast It ll make them stretch a little bit beyond in terms ofeading but will provide a lot of little tidbits to keep them interested A lot of the things that we use and take for granted today have crazy backstories that came from mistakes Mistakes That Worked tells the history of different things we have today all because someone in history made a mistake and created something that WorkedBy Charlotte Foltz Jones Illustrator John O BrienISBN13 9780399552021Brought to you by OBS eviewer KaytSynopsisDo you know how many things in your daily life were invented by accidentSANDWICHES came about when an English earl was too busy gambling to eat his meal and needed to keep one hand free POTATO CHIPS were first cooked by a chef who was furious when a customer complained that his fried potatoes weren t thin enough Coca Cola Silly Putty and X ays have fascinating stories behind them too Their unusual tales and many along with hilarious car. Popsicles potato chips Silly Putty Velcro and many other familiar things have fascinating stories behind them In fa.