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The Kid Who Invented the Popsicle: And Other Surprising Stories about…
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Did you know that the ice cream sundae was invented because of a law forbidding the sale of ice cream on Sundays? Or that the first motorcycle was really just a tricycle with a motor? Would you believe that Mickey Mouse started out as a rabbit? Arranged in alphabetical order with anecdotal, fun-to-read text, this fascinating book is packed with the stories behind these and over 100 more inventions. "[An] entertaining volume of trivia." - Kirkus Reviews
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Brief factual stories about how various familiar things were invented, many by accident, from animal crackers to the zipper.
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