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Micro Facts!: 500 Fantastic Facts About Inventions

Anne Rooney

304 pages
Arcturus Publishing Limited

Did you know that traffic lights existed before the car was invented? Or that you blink less often when looking at a computer screen? Or that children's author Roald Dahl invented a life-saving medical device?

Explore the weird and wonderful world of machines and technology with 500 fantastic facts presented in a highly visual style. Packed full of jaw-dropping facts and incredible graphics, from lawn mowers to space shuttles, this handy book is the perfect guide to technology for readers aged 8+.

Author Bio
Anne Rooney has taught English at Cambridge and York universities and was Royal Literary Fellow at Newnham College, Cambridge University in 2014-16. She has written many books on science and technology and was short-listed for the ALCS Educational Writers' Award in 2015. She brings her knowledge of a wide range of subjects to a young audience with accuracy, humour and fun!