Eureka!: Light Bulb
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For Ages 4-8

Electric lights–without them, we’d be in the dark! Here is a “biography” of the light bulb, an essential invention that lights up our days and nights.

From the first spark of Thomas Alva Edison’s idea to the spread of electric lights around the world, Light Bulb is a fun and informative look at an invention that makes a huge difference in our lives. This STEAM nonfiction title is part of the new Eureka! series, each book covering one groundbreaking, world-changing discovery that millions of people use every single day.

 

Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld is the award-winning author of more than 75 books for young readers. When she’s not reading, researching, writing, or editing, Kathleen loves to work as a volunteer at her local natural history museum. She lives in Berkeley, California, with her husband, son, and three cats.

Stephanie Dehennin is a self-proclaimed nerd, and proud of it. Not only does she illustrate books for children, but she also is a skilled scientific illustrator. In 2017, she was awarded the Biannual Picturale Public’s Choice Award.

Praise for Eureka!: Light Bulb

The appealing Eureka! The Biography of an Idea series introduces primary-grade students to the history behind familiar inventions, from an initial concept or prototype to versions familiar to users today. The writing is simple, clear, and often lively. Richly colorful, digital artwork suggests the look of different time periods and cultures, while portraying individuals who developed each invention and showing how its appearance has changed through the years. Well attuned to the intended audience, this series is both engaging and informative.

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  • Price: $5.99
  • Interest Level: 4-8
  • Trim Size: 8 x 8
  • Pages: 40
  • ISBN-13: 9781635923957

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