Ben Franklin's Big Splash

Ben Franklin's Big Splash

The Mostly True Story of His First Invention

Book - 2014
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A National Science Teachers Association, Best STEM Book

Every inventor has to start somewhere, and one of the greatest innovators in our history was no exception. Ben Franklin developed his first invention while doing what he loved best: swimming! Ben's Big Splash is the story of Franklin's first invention, his journey through the scientific method, and the surprising successes that result when you're willing to make mistakes. Barb Rosenstock's rhythmic, whimsical style is the perfect complement to S. D. Schindler's pen and ink and watercolor illustrations. Together they recreate history in an engaging and unique way. Both author and illustrator worked closely with Franklin experts, and the book includes Franklin quotes, an extensive author's note, timeline, and bibliography.
Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania :, Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights,, [2014]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781620914465
1620914468
Branch Call Number: E FIC Rosensto Barb 09/2014
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,color illustrations ;,28 cm
Additional Contributors: Schindler, S. D.

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