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The Spark that Changed Everything: Stories of the World's Greatest Discoveries, Ideas and Inventions
Veena Prasad

Classification : General Non-Fiction
Pub Date : Nov 25, 2019
Imprint : Hachette India Children'S Books
Page Extent : 192
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9789388322645
Price : 299

About the book

 

Stories of the World’s Greatest Discoveries,

Ideas and Inventions

First, they made fire.

With fire, they made food…

and later tools to cultivate more food.

With cultivation came homes…

which became societies and then civilizations.

And humans are still thinking of

extraordinary ideas every day!

Countless discoveries, ingenious inventions and lucky accidents have gone into shaping the world as we know it today. This book delves into science, history and every subject in between, revealing the stories behind the most significant breakthroughs that humans have made through the ages – from clothing, cartography and chemistry to music, maths and metallurgy.

Find out who had the biggest brainwaves, how these set other innovations in motion and why some great ideas are not necessarily good ideas!

Peppered with illustrations, photographs and fabulous facts, The Spark That Changed Everything is a lively and fascinating account of the marvels of human imagination and enterprise. So what are you waiting for?

Take a trip to our thrilling past and see how we got here.

 


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Veena Prasad’s writing spans diverse genres and age groups, but what she enjoys best is combining science and history in fun ways for young readers. She also teac...(+)