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Bright Sparks

Amazing Discoveries, Inventions and Designs by Women
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Bright Sparks by Owen O'Doherty
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Description

An introduction to fifty extraordinary discoveries, inventions and designs by inspirational women. From windscreen wipers to the life raft; coffee filters to emergency flares; Apollo Mission software to Monopoly: women have discovered, invented and designed some of the most important things we all take for granted, but many of their names are unknown. Meet incredible inventors from around the world, and learn how inventions happen. This beautifully illustrated book is a guide to remarkable, practical, skillful and amazing inventions by women who have made their mark on history. With a step-by-step guide to inspire and encourage readers to come up with their own inventions, Bright Sparks is an empowering book that celebrates the minds of women that resulted in some of the most striking discoveries, inventions and designs in history.

Author Biography

Owen O'Doherty is an architect who lives in Dublin with his family, including two inventive kids. He has over twenty years' experience working on all sorts of projects from small buildings to urban regenerations and has also taught urban design and architecture in Dublin and London. For the past nine years he has worked in Dublin City Council. This has included working on projects to develop skills and understanding of design and its role in innovation and improving our living environments. Bright Sparks is his first book.
Release date NZ
September 3rd, 2018
Audience
  • Children's (6-12)
Country of Publication
Ireland
Imprint
O'Brien Press Ltd
Pages
48
Dimensions
197x260x11
ISBN-13
9781788490542
Product ID
29988531

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