Mr. Ferris and his wheel

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Capturing an engineer's creative vision and mind for detail, this fully illustrated picture book biography sheds light on how the American inventor George Ferris defied gravity and seemingly impossible odds to invent the world's most iconic amusement park attraction, the Ferris wheel. nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; A fun, fact-filled text by Kathryn Gibbs Davis combines with Gilbert Ford's dazzling full-color illustrations to transport readers to the 1893 World's Fair, where George Ferris and his big, wonderful wheel lifted passengers to the skies for the first time.
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9780547959221
9780544465633
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900L
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Grouping Title mr ferris and his wheel
Grouping Author davis kathryn gibbs
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-12-18 09:57:44AM
Last Indexed 2018-12-18 09:59:07AM

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subject_facet Civil engineers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Ferris wheels -- History -- Juvenile literature, Ferris, George Washington Gale, -- 1859-1896 -- Juvenile literature, Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Structural engineers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, World's Columbian Exposition -- (1893 : -- Chicago, Ill.) -- Juvenile literature
title_display Mr. Ferris and his wheel
title_full Mr. Ferris and His Wheel, Mr. Ferris and his wheel / written by Kathryn Gibbs Davis ; illustrated by Gilbert Ford
title_short Mr. Ferris and his wheel
title_sub
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Civil engineers, Ferris wheels, Ferris, George Washington Gale, History, Inventors, Juvenile Nonfiction, Structural engineers