In The Light Bulb
, readers will learn that Thomas Edison was not the only inventor to brighten our world. The book explores other inventions that have been used to light homes streets, and more both before and after Edison's great breakthrough with the light bulb.
Series Information: "Inventions That Shaped the World" introduces young readers to revolutionary inventions, and emphasizes the impact the inventions had upon life at the time of their creation and beyond. Also explored is the featured invention���s cultural significance, as well as the patterns of change that resulted from its origination. Chapters cover topics such as life before the invention, the need for the invention, its development, its influence upon culture, its evolution, and a biography on the inventor.