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    DescriptionPiggy banks, silly putty, potato chips and frisbees are all things that were invented by mistake."Jones gathers together in a splendid book that is as informative as it is entertaining. Jones has great fun with facts, dredging up plenty in a lively, anecdotal account that recollects the oddball origins of a variety of foods, clothing, toys, and devices....A gem of a book."-- "Booklist," starred review.Includes a bibliography. An IRA-CBC Children's Choice.


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    Title
    Mistakes That Worked
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charlotte Jones
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 78
    Width: 198 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780385320436
    ISBN 10: 0385320434
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: NFXX, SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.2
    BIC subject category V2: YNT
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    DC22: 609
    DC21: 609
    B&T General Subject: 216
    Ingram Subject Code: CJ
    Libri: I-CJ
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22830
    B&T Book Type: JN
    Abridged Dewey: 609
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: JUV036000, JNF051120
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JNF061010
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: T48 .J66 1994
    Thema V1.0: YNT
    Edition statement
    Reissue
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers
    Publication date
    01 June 1994
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    CHARLOTTE FOLTZ JONES was an author of award-winning nonfiction books for children, as well as numerous magazine articles. JOHN O'BRIEN is a frequent contributor to the "New Yorker" magazine and has illustrated many popular children's books.
    Review quote
    "Jones gathers together in a splendid book that is as informative as it is entertaining. Jones has great fun with facts, dredging up plenty in a lively, anecdotal account that recollects the oddball origins of a variety of foods, clothing, toys, and devices....A gem of a book."--"Booklist", starred review.
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    Piggy banks, silly putty, potato chips and frisbees are all things that were invented by mistake. Includes a bibliography. An IRA-CBC Children's Choice.