Find out about how everyday things were invented, in this mix of fantasy and science! Eccentric inventor Professor Dorothy Dabble sets off to London with Digby her pet robot, to enter a competition for the best invention. On the way, they discover lots of amazing stories about the invention of everyday objects.
Have you ever wondered who invented voice-active socks, the Frisbee or central heating for birdcages? It was Professor Dotty Dabble of course! One of her amazing ideas is bound to win the National Science Museum's award. But her robot sidekick, Digby, is not so sure that all of these amazing ideas belong to the professor and he sets out to discover whose inventions they REALLY are!
“Quirky characters and a skill for the common touch give this the Yah-hurray! factor that will keep children coming back again and again.”
Lots of fanciful young imaginations will thoroughly enjoy the strange-but-true elements encompassed within the story.
- School Librarian
Binding: Paperback, 36 pages ISBN: 9781847803320 Format: 270mm x 214mm
BIC Code:YBC, YNT BISAC Code:JNF061010 Imprint: Frances Lincoln Children's Books