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  • Famous Inventors & Inventions

    Children's Books

    Series series Books For Kids Series
    Famous inventors and the inventions they develop is a fascinating area of historical study that is usually far too advanced for young children. However, a Famous Inventors & Inventions Picture Book breaks that information down in a way that is interesting and engaging to young boys and girls. Instead of pages and pages of text that makes no sense to them, children can see a picture of the inventor ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Colin Furze: This Book Isn't Safe!

    Illustrated by Steve May ...
    by Colin Furze ...
    YouTuber Colin Furze is on a mission to inspire a new generation of budding inventors to be creative and make things! This Book Isn't Safe! contains ten awesome inventions for girls, boys and parents everywhere to make at home with a basic tool kit. Ever wondered how to clean a potato with a drill? Or how to make a raft out of milk cartons? Or how to style your hair with a hoover? These are just ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $14.99 AUD

  • Kay’s Incredible Inventions

    A fascinating and fantastically funny guide to inventions that changed the world (and some that definitely didn't)

    by Adam Kay ...
    Illustrated by Henry Paker ...
    Do you ever wonder where the stuff around you all came from? No, not from eBay. I mean, who had the amazing idea of making a mobile phone or the annoying idea of building a school? For example, did you know that Velcro was invented by a dog and WiFi by a movie star? (Spoiler alert - it wasn’t Zendaya.)In the fourth laugh-out-loud book from Adam Kay and Henry Paker, you’ll learn all about the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Mysterious Messages: A History of Codes and Ciphers

    A History of Codes and Ciphers

    History?s amazing secrets and codes?and how to crack them yourself.This fascinating look at history?s most mysterious messages is packed with puzzles to decode and ciphers that kids can use themselves. Here are the encrypted notes of Spartan warriors, the brilliant code-crackers of Elizabeth I, secret messages of the American Revolution, spy books of the Civil War, the famous Enigma Machine, and ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Make: Lego and Arduino Projects

    Projects for extending MINDSTORMS NXT with open-source electronics

    Make amazing robots and gadgets with two of today’s hottest DIY technologies. With this easy-to-follow guide, you’ll learn how to build devices with Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0, the Arduino prototyping platform, and some add-on components to bridge the two. Mindstorms alone lets you create incredible gadgets. Bring in Arduino for some jaw-dropping functionality—and open a whole new world of ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • Who Was Alexander Graham Bell?

    Illustrated by David Groff ...
    Series series Who Was?
    Did you know that Bell's amazing invention--the telephone--stemmed from his work on teaching the deaf? Both his mother and wife were deaf. Or, did you know that in later years he refused to have a telephone in his study? Bell's story will fascinate young readers interested in the early history of modern technology! ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Who Is Bill Gates?

    Illustrated by Ted Hammond ...
    Series series Who Was?
    Bill Gates, born in Seattle, Washington, in 1955, is an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and author. In this Who Was...? biography, children will learn of Gates' childhood passion for computer technology, which led him to revolutionize personal computers. Through the success of his now-world-famous software company, Microsoft, Bill Gates became one of the wealthiest ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?

    Illustrated by John O'Brien ...
    Series series Who Was?
    One day in 1882, Thomas Edison flipped a switch that lit up lower Manhattan with incandescent light and changed the way people live ever after. The electric light bulb was only one of thousands of Edison’s inventions, which include the phonograph and the kinetoscope, an early precursor to the movie camera. As a boy, observing a robin catch a worm and then take flight, he fed a playmate a mixture ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Eat My Dust! Henry Ford's First Race

    Illustrated by Richard Walz ...
    Series series Step into Reading
    It’s 1901 and Henry Ford wants to build a car that everyone can own. But first he needs the money to produce it. How will he get it? He enters a car race, of course! Readers will love this fast-paced, fact-based story! ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Trailblazers: 33 Women in Science Who Changed the World

    by Rachel Swaby ...
    Florence Nightingale. Sally Ride. Ada Lovelace. These names and others are etched in history and included here as part of an awe-inspiring collection of profiles of thirty-three of the most influential women in science—women whose vision, creativity, passion, and dedication have changed the world.Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Who Were the Wright Brothers?

    Illustrated by Tim Foley ...
    Series series Who Was?
    As young boys, Orville and Wilbur Wright loved all things mechanical. As young men, they gained invaluable skills essential for their success by working with printing presses, bicycles, motors, and any sort of machinery they could get their hands on. As adults, the brothers worked together to invent, build, and fly the world’s first successful airplane. This is the fascinating story of the two ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Robots at Home

    Series series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Robots Everywhere!
    Robots work in homes every day. Some vacuum floors or mow lawns. Others keep people company. And some help kids have fun! What robots might you find in someone's home? Read this book to find out! ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Most Exciting Book of Science, Inventions, and Space Ever by the Brainwaves

    by DK ...
    Illustrated by Lisa Swerling, Ralph Lazar ...
    Series series DK Brainwaves
    Travel with mischievous cartoon guides, the Brainwaves, in this book of science through a range of mindblowing STEM topicsMeet the Brainwaves, hilarious little mischief-makers who will be your guides to a marvellous range of mindblowing science topics! These pint-sized pals will jump aboard the invention of the car, take you on a madcap holiday to Mars and outer space, and will even shrink down to ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Thomas Edison: America's Greatest Inventor: Educational Version

    Series series 15-Minute Biographies
    Thomas Edison was an inventor.He invented the electric lighting system, the phonograph and alkaline batteries. He invented a camera to record moving pictures and a device for watching them. He added sound to create a motion picture.He worked on and improved many of the machines we use today. He even created a battery powered car.Thomas Edison created more inventions than any other inventor.Edison ... Read more

    $1.71 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Coding and Computers

    Discover the Amazing True Story of Computers!

    by Lisa Regan ...
    Illustrated by Roy Hermelin ...
    Series series Science Stories
    Computers are such an important part of our everyday lives... but how much do you really know about them?How does code work? Who invented the internet? This endlessly fascinating book not only explores the science behind information technology, but reveals the true-life stories of the people behind the scenes who played important roles in forging this radical transformation in human culture. It's ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Minecraft Epic Inventions

    by Mojang AB ...
    Twelve mind-blowing Minecraft builds to spark your imagination.Are you a keen inventor?Looking for inspiration for your next epic build? Then look no further!Epic Inventions contains twelve incredible builds to inspire you to construct the most inventive builds in Minecraft. There's an intergalactic space station, an ancient temple, a kawaii waterways course, a giant meeple bedroom, an animal ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Kid Innovators

    True Tales of Childhood from Inventors and Trailblazers

    Illustrated by Allison Steinfeld ...
    Series Book 7 - Kid Legends
    Moving, funny, and totally true childhood biographies of Bill Gates, Madam C. J. Walker, Hedy Lamarr, Walt Disney, and 12 other international innovators.Throughout history people have experimented, invented, and created new ways of doing things. Kid Innovators tells the stories of a diverse group of brilliant thinkers in fields like technology, education, business, science, art, and entertainment, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Inventions

    Facts at Your Fingertips

    by DK ...
    Series series Pocket Eyewitness
    Discover the history behind the amazing machines that power our world, and the inventors that created them, in this mini children's encyclopedia to the story of inventions.Did you know that the machine that makes candy floss was invented by a dentist? Or that Thomas Edison tried using human hair as the filament for his light bulb? Whether it is the plough, the paper clip, or the PlayStation, this ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Freaky Fact or Fiction Inventions

    by Ben Ripley ...
    Series series Freaky Fact or Fiction
    They say truth is stranger than fiction, but can you tell the difference? This book contains over 200 fascinating facts about weird and wonderful inventions, but you need to decide whether they are true or false. All the answers are provided so you can quiz yourself and your family and friends. Hours of wacky trivia fun! Includes hilarious colour illustrations. ... Read more

    $2.92 AUD

  • The Big Book of Makerspace Projects: Inspiring Makers to Experiment, Create, and Learn

    Start-to-finish, fun projects for makers of all types, ages, and skill levels!This easy-to-follow guide features dozens of DIY, low-cost projects that will arm you with the skills necessary to dream up and build your own creations. The Big Book of Makerspace Projects: Inspiring Makers to Experiment, Create, and Learn offers practical tips for beginners and open-ended challenges for advanced makers ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • The Genius of Tesla

    How Elon Musk and Electric Cars Changed the World

    Series series Tech Titans (Alternator Books ®)
    In the face of climate change, demand for electric cars is growing. Elon Musk founded Tesla, making a big bet on electric cars, in 2003. Learn more about Tesla's history and what it's planning next. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Isaac the Alchemist: Secrets of Isaac Newton, Reveal'd

    by Mary Losure ...
    A surprising true story of Isaac Newton’s boyhood suggests an intellectual development owing as much to magic as science.Before Isaac Newton became the father of physics, an accomplished mathematician, or a leader of the scientific revolution, he was a boy living in an apothecary’s house, observing and experimenting, recording his observations of the world in a tiny notebook. As a young genius ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Who Was Nikola Tesla?

    Illustrated by John Hinderliter ...
    Series series Who Was?
    Get ready for the electrifying biography of Nikola Tesla--part creative genius, part mad scientist, and 100% innovator.When Nikola Tesla arrived in the United States in 1884, he didn't have much money, but he did have a letter of introduction to renowned inventor Thomas Edison. The working relationship between the two men was short lived, though, and the two scientist-inventors became harsh ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Make: Paper Inventions

    Machines that Move, Drawings that Light Up, and Wearables and Structures You Can Cut, Fold, and Roll

    by Kathy Ceceri ...
    Paper is incredible stuff. It's easy to cut, but incredibly strong. It's disposable, but can last for centuries. It can stand as stiff as a board, pop up like a spring, or float like a leaf. And its invention changed the world forever.Perfect for kids, parents, and educators, Paper Inventions is a project-based book with full color illustrations, step-by-step instructions, supply lists, and ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD