Wood, Wire, Wings

Wood, Wire, Wings

Emma Lilian Todd Invents An Airplane

Book - 2020
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"Emma Lilian Todd's mind was always soaring--she loved to solve problems. Lilian tinkered and fiddled with all sorts of objects, turning dreams into useful inventions. As a child, she took apart and reassembled clocks to figure out how they worked. As an adult, typing up patents at the U.S. Patent Office, Lilian built the inventions in her mind, including many designs for flying machines. However, they all seemed too impractical. Lilian knew she could design one that worked. She took inspiration from both nature and her many failures, driving herself to perfect the design that would eventually successfully fly."--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane, [2020]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781629799384
1629799386
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Subisak, Tracy

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