- Published: 4th October 2012
- Agent: James Wills
Inventions: A History of Key Inventions that Changed the World
If you’ve ever wondered why the pencil came into existence, or how a steam engine works, or when we started using flushing toilets, this book has all the answers. Based on seven key areas of invention, Adam Hart-Davis tells the stories behind steam power, lighting, toilets, clocks, communication, bikes and flight, and how they are still relevant to our world today.