Home > Readers > Reading Lists > Hot Off the Press > February 2015 > Inventions That Could Have Changed…
Inventions That Could Have Changed the World . . . But Didn’t!

Inventions That Could Have Changed the World . . . But Didn’t!

by Joe Rhatigan

Discover the fascinating stories of inventions that could have changed the world, should have made a difference, or would have astounded us all, but for one reason or another, didn’t. Some inventions were too wacky, weird, or unwieldy. Others simply didn’t work. And still others may be the next big thing . . . someday.

Learn about the inventors, what they thought they would accomplish, and what—if anything—they did accomplish. Zany illustrations show the contraptions in use throughout.


Ages: 8-12
Illustrated by: Anthony Owsley
ISBN: 9781623540241
Price: $14.95
Published by: Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.

More

  • Beautiful Shades of Brown: The Art of Laura Wheeler Waring
  • Break in Case of Emergency
  • King & Kayla and the Case of the Unhappy Neighbor
  • The Sound of Stars
  • Speak Up!
  • Microplastics and Me
  • Archie: Modern Classics Vol. 2
  • The Kingdom of Nothing
  • I Believe I Can
  • Chia and the Fox Man
  • Archie’s Big Book Vol. 7 : Musical Genius
  • The Fire Never Goes Out
  • How to Make a Shark Smile
  • Facts vs. Opinions vs. Robots
  • Jughead’s Time Police
  • Steven Universe Vol. 6 SC: Playing by Ear
  • True to Your Selfie
  • I Am Allosaurus
  • Music Is My Life
  • Creek Critters
Back to Top