Nikola Tesla
Nikola Tesla
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Nikola Tesla

Written by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara & illustrated by Alexander Mostov
Part of the Little People, BIG DREAMS Book Series
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4 - 8
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Sep 6, 2022
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From the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Nikola Tesla, the scientist and inventor whose groundbreaking inventions we continue to use today. Since he was a young boy growing up in the Austrian Empire, Nikola was fascinated by science and numbers. His teachers knew he had a brilliant mind, but Nikola’s irregular routines and fondness for playing cards meant that he was kicked out of school before he could finish his exams. However, after working for a spell at the Budapest Telephone Exchange, where he made several clever innovations to their electrical systems, he managed to get a job with Edison Machine Works in the United States, in New York. In the US, Tesla’s inquisitive nature and ingenious mind spurred him on to keep exploring electricity, and he came up with several groundbreaking inventions during this time, including breakthroughs in alternating current and wireless remote controls. By the end of his life, the brilliant inventor had more than 300 patents for original and unique inventions, and had advanced scientific thought by a generation. This inspiring book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the iconic scientist’s life. ​Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780711270831
    Publication Date
    September 6, 2022
    Publisher
    Frances Lincoln Ltd
    Page Count
    32
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years

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