We are open! For operations and delivery updates due to COVID-19. (click here)
0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Boy Who Invented the Popsicle: The Cool Science Behind Frank Epperson's Famous Frozen Treat by Anne Renaud

A lively tale of a cool invention. Frank William Epperson is a curious boy who wants to be an inventor when he grows up. Since inventing begins with experimenting, Frank spends a lot of time in his "laboratory" (i.e. his back porch) trying out his ideas, such as building a double-handled handcar that whizzes past the single-handled cars in his neighbourhood. What Frank loves most, though, is experimenting with liquids. When he invents his own yummy flavoured soda water drink, his friends love it! And this gets him to thinking: "I wonder what this drink would taste like frozen?" Though he doesn't yet realise it, his curiosity will lead to his best invention ever: the Popsicle! In this innovative picture book, Anne Renaud tells a lively story inspired by a real person and true events. Budding scientists will be inspired to emulate the way Frank follows his curiosity, works hard and never gives up - a growth mindset in action. Interwoven within the story are full-page illustrated instructions for four science experiments that Frank performs, so readers can try them at home or school. Thoroughly researched back matter provides additional historical notes, photos and a bibliography. This readable book covers social studies topics including early twentieth-century history and inventions and inventors, as well as science topics, such as simple chemistry experiments and an overview of the skills and strategies of scientific inquiry. AGES: 4 to 8 AUTHOR: Anne Renaud has written over a dozen books for children, including picture books and nonfiction such as The True Tale of a Giantess: The Story of Anna Swan and Mr. Crum's Potato Predicament. She lives in Montreal, Quebec. Milan Pavlovic is an illustrator and graphic artist whose drawings, illustrations, paintings and comics have been published and exhibited internationally. He teaches at OCAD University and Seneca College. His books include Seamus's Short Story and The Snuggly. He lives with his family in Toronto.

Buy Boy Who Invented the Popsicle: The Cool Science Behind Frank Epperson's Famous Frozen Treat by Anne Renaud from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781525300288
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 254mm x 0mm)
Pages: 40
Imprint: Kids Can Press
Publisher: Kids Can Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2019
Country of Publication: Canada

Book Reviews - Boy Who Invented the Popsicle: The Cool Science Behind Frank Epperson's Famous Frozen Treat by Anne Renaud

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Boy Who Invented the Popsicle: The Cool Science Behind Frank Epperson's Famous Frozen Treat book by Anne Renaud and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


A Preview for this title is currently not available.