The Story of Thomas Alva Edison by Margaret CousinsThe Story of Thomas Alva Edison by Margaret Cousins

The Story of Thomas Alva Edison

byMargaret Cousins

Paperback | August 12, 1981

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Beginning with Thomas Edison’s childhood, when he set up his first laboratory in his basement as a 10-year-old, and following through his many jobs before he was able to support himself as an inventor, this is the true story of the man who brought the world the phonograph, motion pictures, and even the electric light bulb—revolutionary inventions that forever changed the way people live.
“One of the most critically acclaimed, best-selling children’s book series ever published.”—The New York Times
Margaret Cousins is also the author of the Landmark Book Ben Franklin of
Old Philadelphia
Margaret Cousins was an editor and author of short stories and novels for children. In her career, she worked at Good Housekeeping and McCall’s. She was also senior editor at Doubleday and was fiction and book editor at The Ladies’ Home Journal. Cousins is the author of the Landmark Books Ben Franklin of Old Philadelphia and The Story ...
Title:The Story of Thomas Alva EdisonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.69 × 5.19 × 0.42 inPublished:August 12, 1981Publisher:Random House Children's Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0394848837

ISBN - 13:9780394848839

Appropriate for ages: 10 - 13


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The rags to riches story of the great inventor--his unusual life and the valuable contributions he made to modern technology. "Cousins paints a realistic portrait. Recommended".--School Library Journal