Timeless Thomas: How Thomas Edison Changed Our Lives
Award winning author illustrator Gene Barretta provides an entertaining, unique look at a famous historical giant.Thomas Edison hasnever been so relatable and understandable! Written to compare the ideas and discoveries of the famed scientist,thisbook begins with a brief introduction before moving into a 2-page-spread of Thomas Edison'sdiscoveries and the impact on our lives today.The series provides a wonderful introduction to the fascinating discoveries that often are taken for granted. 40 pgs, pb. ~ Deanne
Gene Barretta, the author of Now & Ben, Neo Leo, and Lincoln and Kennedy, enters the laboratories of one of America's most important inventors, in this enlightening picture book, Timeless Thomas.
What do record players, batteries, and movie cameras have in common?
All these devices were created by the man known as The Wizard of Menlo Park: Thomas Edison.
Edison is most famous for inventing the incandescent lightbulb, but at his landmark laboratories in Menlo Park & West Orange, New Jersey, he also developed many other staples of modern technology. Despite many failures, Edison persevered. And good for that, because it would be very difficult to go through a day without using one of his life-changing inventions.