Budding inventors and science fair nerds will love hunting down the TRUTH about some groundbreaking inventions--past and present--and the people behind them in this innovative early reader.
The computer mouse was invented by Steve Jobs, right? That's a LIE! The TRUTH is, it was invented by a man you've probably never heard of named Doug Englebart!! Though this engaging early reader is 100% fun, 25% of it is FALSE! In a unique Q&A format, proficient readers are quizzed about inventions and their inventors to see if they can separate facts from "lies." The book's mascot--the Truth Sleuth--guides readers through this funny and fact-packed book, which features photos and illustrations of a wide variety of inventions--from the printing press to velcro to a light-up soccer ball. With funny, kid-appealing art by Michael Slack.
Step 3 Readers feature easy-to-follow plots about popular topics, for children who are ready to read on their own.