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10 books about inventions

Pick up one of these featured titles on inventions in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on inventions. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

Inventions: A Visual Encyclopedia by DK

Category: Encyclopedias

This book was published 3 years ago by DK Children and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.

Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions & How They Came to Be by Charlotte Foltz Jones

Category: Literature & Fiction

This book was published 27 years ago by Delacorte Books for Young Readers and takes approximately 3.2 hours to read.

The Story of Inventions: A first book about world-changing discoveries by Catherine Barr

Category: Reference

This book was published last year by Frances Lincoln Children's Books and takes approximately 1.3 hours to read.

An Illustrated Timeline of Inventions and Inventors (Visual Timelines in History) by Kremena Spengler

Category: History

This book was published 10 years ago by Picture Window Books and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.

Elon Musk: A Kid's Book About Inventions (Mini Movers and Shakers) by Mary Nhin

Category: Artists, Architects & Photographers

This book was published last year by Grow Grit Press and takes approximately 1.2 hours to read.

From Here to There: Inventions That Changed the Way the World Moves by Vivian Kirkfield

Category: Inventions & Inventors

This book was published this year by HMH Books for Young Readers and takes approximately 3.2 hours to read.

Pop!: The Invention of Bubble Gum by Meghan McCarthy

Category: 1900s

This book was published 11 years ago by Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books and takes approximately 1.3 hours to read.

My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla by Nikola Tesla

Category: Historical

This book was published 8 years ago by Merchant Books and takes approximately 3.1 hours to read.

1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization: Official Children's Companion to the 1001 Inventions Exhibition (National Geographic Kids) by National Geographic

Category: Middle East

This book was published 9 years ago by National Geographic Kids and takes approximately 3.2 hours to read.

Thank You for Arguing, Fourth Edition (Revised and Updated): What Aristotle, Lincoln, and Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion by Jay Heinrichs

Category: Communication & Social Skills

This book was published last year by Crown and takes approximately 16.0 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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