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, illuminated in John O’Brien’s wonderful black-and-white illustrations.
Margaret Frith is the author of numerous children’s books, including several titles in the Who Was? series, such as Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?, Who Was Louis Braille?, Who Was Franklin Roosevelt? and Who Was Woodrow Wilson? She lives in… More about Margaret Frith
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Published by Grosset & Dunlap May 10, 2012| 112 Pages| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9781101567067