Amazing Inventors Vol 1

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By Dr Charles Margerison

What makes an inventor amazing is the courage and perseverance needed to fly in the face of failure. In this unique collection of inspirational stories from The Amazing People Club®, you have the opportunity to explore the incredible lives, failures and successes of our greatest inventors and innovators, as if you are meeting to them face to face.
Find out how Charles Babbage invented the first computer and get to know the man behind the invention. Make the connection between Peter Henlein's pocket watch invention and the wrist watches of today. Better understand the important role that Johannes Gutenberg played in the spreading of ideas and in the publishing world. Meet Beulah Henry, or 'Lady Edison' as she was called, who defied convention and invented tirelessly. Finally meet amazing James Harrison who travelled the world and invented, among other things, the refrigerator which ultimately changed how people ate. Delve into these amazing lives in a completely unique way through BioViews®.
BioViews® are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. These inspirational stories from The Amazing People Club® provide a new way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Featured BioViews®

Charles Babbage
Johannes Gutenberg
James Harrison
Peter Henlein
Beulah Louise Henry