Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison

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Thomas A. Edison - the man who first recorded sound, the creator of the first electric power supply and the genius behind over a thousand other inventions. Follow Edison's life story, from growing up in a small town in Ohio, to running the largest private laboratory in the USA, and find out about his great discoveries, including how they are still affecting us today.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 200 x 256 x 10mm | 356g
  • Hachette Children's Group
  • HODDER WAYLAND
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Photos, a/w and diagrams
  • 0750231017
  • 9780750231015
  • 2,134,509

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'A superb series...These books would be excellent both for a library and for children and teachers to read as part of a science course.' -- TES 20030110show more

About Paul Mason

Paul Mason specialises in writing about the history of science for children. Apart from Edison, he has written children's biographies of Galileo Galilei and Isaac Newton, and has eight years' experience in children's educational publishing. The Consultant Dr Brian Bowers is Senior Research Fellow at the Science Museum, London.show more