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Earmuffs for Everyone!: How Chester…

Earmuffs for Everyone!: How Chester Greenwood Became Known as the Inventor…

by Meghan McCarthy

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This is the story of how Chester Greenwood invented earmuffs, sort of! He actually took the idea and just made it better with his own design and then later in the 1970s there became a Chester Greenwood day. It also goes into the historical development of this product and business methods. ( )
  Annalisebradshaw | Mar 5, 2018 |
It is a good example of biography because it is around Chester Greenwood, who invented earmuffs.
Earmuffs was not first invented by Chester, but he was the one who made it better.
It is a good book to know the history and resources of Chester Greenwood's holiday!
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  Zhaoying | Feb 17, 2018 |
The history of earmuffs. Starting with the origin of the word "muff", it has gone through a history with Chester Greenwood. He tested a number of models and eventually patented the earmuffs. ( )
  WuKundi | Feb 10, 2018 |
The history of the earmuff. Beginning with the origination of the word "muff" and taking a trip through history with Chester Greenwood. He tested many models and eventually patented the earmuffs.
  kathleenkarakey | Apr 11, 2017 |
This book gives a backstory on an interesting inventor and also the invention/patent process.
  gregresch | Jun 5, 2016 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 148140637X, Hardcover)

As a young boy, Chester Greenwood went from having cold ears to becoming a great inventor in this nonfiction picture book from the acclaimed author-illustrator of Pop! and Daredevil.

When your ears are cold, you can wear earmuffs, but that wasn’t true for Chester Greenwood back in 1873. Earmuffs didn’t exist yet! But during yet another long and cold Maine winter, Chester decided to do something about his freezing ears, and he designed the first pair of ear protectors (a.k.a. earmuffs) out of wire, beaver fur, and cloth. He received a patent for his design by the time he was nineteen, and within a decade the Chester Greenwood & Company factory was producing and shipping “Champion Ear Protectors” worldwide!

But that was just the beginning of Chester’s career as a successful businessman and prolific inventor. In this fun and fact-filled picture book you can find out all about his other clever creations. The Smithsonian has declared Chester Greenwood one of America’s most outstanding inventors. And if you’re ever in Maine on December 21, be sure to don a pair of earmuffs and celebrate Chester Greenwood day!

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:16:59 -0400)

"This picture-book biography of Chester Greenwood explores the invention of the earmuffs and the patenting process"--

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