From Wheaties to telephones, microwave ovens to yo-yos, here are the inspiring and often funny stories of 50 mistakes and misunderstandings that helped bring about life as we know it. With hilarious cartoons and wacky facts, this fascinating compendium illustrates the adage "If you don’t learn from your mistakes, there’s no sense making them."
From the Trade Paperback edition.
About Charlotte Jones
Charlotte Foltz Jones is the author of Mistakes That Worked, Accidents May Happen, and Fingerprints and Talking Bones.About the illustrator:John O’Brien is well known for his New Yorker cartoons as well as his numerous children’s book credits, including Mistakes That… More about Charlotte Jones
Published by Delacorte Books for Young Readers Aug 31, 2011| 96 Pages| 7-9 years| ISBN 9780307554123