The Little Inventors Handbook

The Little Inventors Handbook : A Guide to Becoming an Ingenious Inventor

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A step by step guide to thinking up fantastical, funny or perfectly practical inventions with no limits!


This book encourages budding inventors to think big and have fun with their imaginations! Be inspired by drawings of scarf helicopters, ladybird umbrellas, and ghost wash'n'dry machines! Check out toothbrush maraccas, square peas, and nose scratchers! What will YOU invent?


With this step by step guide, Chief Inventor Dominic Wilcox talk Little Inventors through the process of coming up with new ideas, including problem solving, ways to make objects better, and thinking about the ways people use things.


Complete activities and learn some cool facts about the history of inventions, science, tech, art and design along the way! Based on the project which takes children's invention ideas and makes them real.


This book is great. I need it to invent a way of feeding me raisins throughout the day as I am travelling about on buses and trains. I believe these Little Inventors could do it for me.'
Michael Rosen, Children's novelist and poet


Inventing is a key to unlock a child's creativity which I have found fundamental to my well being in life. Here's to Little Inventors for a make good feel good future!'
Imogen Heap, musician and inventor Mi-Mu gloves
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Product details

  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 200 x 200 x 10mm | 420g
  • Collins
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • edition
  • 000830615X
  • 9780008306151
  • 33,489

Review quote

'Inventing is a key to unlock a child's creativity which I have found fundamental to my well being in life. Here's to Little Inventors for a make good feel good future!' - Imogen Heap, musician and inventor Mi-Mu gloves


'This book is great. I need it to invent a way of feeding me raisins throughout the day as I am travelling about on buses and trains. I believe these Little Inventors could do it for me' - Michael Rosen, Children's novelist and poet, thought of


'Inventing is a key to unlock a child's creativity which I have found fundamental to my well being in life. Here's to Little Inventors for a make good feel good future!' - Imogen Heap, musician and inventor Mi-Mu gloves


'This book is great. I need it to invent a way of feeding me raisins throughout the day as I am travelling about on buses and trains. I believe these Little Inventors could do it for me' - Michael Rosen, Children's novelist and poet, thought of
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About Dominic Wilcox

Little Inventors is the brainchild of artist and designer Dominic Wilcox, in collaboration with expert educationalists, designers and curators. Dominic Wilcox is a world renowned inspirational inventor, designer and artist who creates innovative and thought-provoking objects. His work has been exhibited in museums and galleries around the world including the V&A and London's Design Museum. Katherine Mengardon is an education author with years of experience developing creative innovative online school programmes for the BBC, Cartoon Network, GSK, BP, Pearson and Nesta to name a few. She is Chief Educator at the Little Inventors and develops popular resources to take creativity and invention to children across the world.
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