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Bright Sparks: Amazing Discoveries, Inventions and Designs by Women

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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.


Literacy Association of Ireland Award: Age 10 - 13 - Winner 2019


Author: Owen O'Doherty

Format: Hardback

Size: 19.7 x 26 cm, 48 pages

Publisher: The O'Brien Press

ISBN: 9781788490542

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