National Inventor’s Day

Have you heard about our Great Idea Series? These are biography books for young readers:

It’s a Snap!
George Eastman’s First Photograph

By Monica Kulling
Illustrated by Bill Slavin
Hardcover
32 Pages
ISBN 978-0-88776-881-1

“Cameras were once huge and bulky. Then along came George Eastman, who put photography within reach of us all. Based on a true (and fascinating) story.” – Scholastic Parent & Child

“Monica Kulling and Bill Slavin offer a unique look at the interesting life and many accomplishments of George Eastman.… This book is a great way to introduce your children to the wonders of photography.” – Shutterbug Magazine

“Monica Kulling’s charming It’s a Snap! … tells Eastman’s story with panache and Bill Slavin’s entertaining pen-and-ink and watercolor illustrations push the humor up a notch. This is terrific storytelling that will work as a read aloud in any class.” – Curriculum Connections, School Library Journal

Look for All Aboard! in August 2010:

All Aboard!
Elijah McCoy’s Steam Engine

By Monica Kulling
Illustrated by Bill Slavin
Hardcover
32 Pages
ISBN 978-0-88776-945-0

For anyone who is fascinated by steam engines and the joy of invention, All Aboard! Elijah McCoy’s Steam Engine, with its playful, informative text and lively illustrations, is a wonderful introduction to biography, to invention, and to the man whose mind was so full of ideas that he was able to create an oil cup that made train travel faster and safer for everyone.

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