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Who Was Thomas Alva Edison? [electronic resource] / Margaret Frith ; illustrated by John O'Brien.

Frith, Margaret, author. (Author). O'Brien, John, 1953- illustrator. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781101639924 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 110163992X (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (112 p.) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, 2005.

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Summary, etc.: One day in 1882, Thomas Edison flipped a switch that lit up lower Manhattan with incandescent light and changed the way people live ever after. The electric light bulb was only one of thousands of Edison's inventions, which include the phonograph and the kinetoscope, an early precursor to the movie camera. As a boy, observing a robin catch a worm and then take flight, he fed a playmate a mixture of worms and water to see if she could fly! Here's an accessible, appealing biography with 100 black-and-white illustrations.
Subject: Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 > Juvenile literature.
Inventors > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Electrical engineers > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931.
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Biography & Autobiography
Genre: Electronic books.

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