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Famous Fails! : Mighty Mistakes, Mega Mishaps, & How a Mess Can Lead to Success!

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This fun book of quirky failures and famous flops will keep kids laughing while they learn the importance of messing up in order to get it right.


Science, architecture, technology, entertainment - there are epic fails and hilarious goof-ups from every important field. Silly side features help to analyse the failures: "Lesson Learned," "It Could be Worse!," "Losing Combinations," and a "Fail Scale" help readers navigate the different kinds and scopes of the mistakes made. Read to learn what went wrong, what went right, and what kids can learn from each failed attempt.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 310g
  • United States
  • English
  • 500 FULL-COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS
  • 1426325487
  • 9781426325489
  • 432,690

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"An unusual and satisfying collection." -- Kirkus
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About Crispin Boyer

CRISPIN BOYER lives in Xcalak, a small fishing village in Mexico, where he writes about history, wildlife, and technology. He and his wife live with their flock of hens, a turkey, two roosters, and a guard goose. His 2013 cover story for National Geographic Kids magazine, Return of the Missing Lynx, won an Eddie Award for Best Single Article, Youth/Teen. The American Library Association chose his book This or That? as one of 2015's top picks for reluctant young-adult readers.
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Rating details

22 ratings
4.13 out of 5 stars
5 36% (8)
4 45% (10)
3 14% (3)
2 5% (1)
1 0% (0)
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