Let this book take you on a guided tour through the world's most significant, innovative and amazing technological inventions. Find out how, when and why the inventions which we take for granted today happened, and learn more about the people who created them. Discover how the cutting-edge technology of today exists because of the long line of inventions and discoveries that came before. See inside mysterious machines to uncover how they function and what special materials they are made from.
Engaging text, imaginatively designed layouts and striking, diagrammatic illustrations help readers to understand the importance of various inventions, explore how one major invention often led to others, and look at competing inventions to find out which ones were successful and why. With over 40 inventions featured, this is a brilliant STEM-themed read for kids interested in the technology and gadgets that make the world go round.