The Handiest Things in the World

The Handiest Things in the World

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Baker & Taylor
Lighthearted photographs of busy children demonstrate the everyday roles of their hands, from use as earmuffs and sun visors to chopsticks and hair-styling tools, in a conceptual tribute that also reveals how hands inspired historical inventions. By the Edgar-winning author of A Million Dots.

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Celebrates in verse, accompanied by photographs, the many things hands can do.

Simon and Schuster
The mother of invention is right at your fingertips! Ten knuckles, two thumbs, two flat palms, and all those fingers—but our hands can be so much more.

They were once the first pair of earmuffs, a primitive sun visor, and a convenient set of chopsticks. The work done by hands centuries and centuries ago has paved the way for many of our favorite and most useful tools. The always clever Andrew Clements reminds us all that the mother of much invention is right at our fingertips.

Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2010
ISBN: 9781416961666
Branch Call Number: JX FIC CLE
Characteristics: [42] p. :,col. ill. ;,28 cm.
Additional Contributors: Jaramillo, Raquel - Illustrator


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