About the Book: 51 Accidental Inventions That Changed The World
Did you know?
• Ice-lollies were invented when a little boy left a glass of soda water out on
a chilly night.
• Potato chips were the result of a chef wanting to teach an annoying customer a
• And sandwiches were made when an Earl did not want to get his hands dirty
while eating. This book is about the good stuff. The wonderful inventions we now
cannot live without—from high-heels to tea-bags, pencils to x-rays, each story
is an amazing mix of luck and a whole lot of perseverance and hard