To err is human, but sometimes those errors go down in history. Famous Fails! is a book about just such mistakes. This fun, quirky book from National Geographic Kids is great for a laugh as you learn about failed inventions, world record attempts that missed the mark, sought-after islands that do not exist, bizarre food ideas, and more. Short messages throughout the book teach inspiring life lessons that can be learned from these mistakes. 128 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel
This fun book of quirky failures and famous flops will keep kids laughing while they learn the importance of messing up in order to get it right. Science, architecture, technology, entertainment--there are epic fails and hilarious goof-ups from every important field. Silly side features help to analyze the failures: "Lesson Learned," "It Could be Worse!," "Losing Combinations," and a "Fail Scale" help readers navigate the different kinds and scopes of the mistakes made. Read to learn what went wrong, what went right, and what kids can learn from each failed attempt.