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Description - Sky High George Ferris's Big Wheel by Monica Kulling

This fascinating Step 3 History Reader describes the invention of the first Ferris wheel-an engineering marvel. The 1893 World's Fair organizers wanted something big to draw people to Chicago . . . something that would rival the Eiffel Tower. George Ferris, an American engineer, had the idea for an observation wheel that passengers could ride on. People laughed at his idea. They said it would never work. But it was a huge success, with thirty-six cars that could hold over 2,100 riders! That's some big wheel! Ferris wheel lovers can thank George Ferris for never giving up his dream.

Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics-for children who are ready to read on their own.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781101934524
ISBN-10: 1101934522
Format: Paperback / softback
(227mm x 155mm x 4mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: Random House Books for Young Readers
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 21-Oct-2016
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Monica Kulling

MONICA KULLING is the author of over forty books for children, including many nonfiction Step into Reading books, such as Eat My Dust! and Listen Up! a GENE BARRETTA has written and illustrated many books for children, including the nonfiction picture books Timeless Thomas and Now & Ben. Prior to his work on children's books, Gene's animations could be seen on Sesame Street.

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