Three Cheers for Inventors!

Illustrator: Marcia Williams

Binding: Paperback

Imprint: Walker Books

Age 8+

Science & Technology: General Interest

A tribute to 101 groundbreaking discoveries from some of the world's greatest – and not so great – inventors.

Dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci, this latest wonderful offering from Marcia Williams is full of her characteristic humour. Packed with cartoon-strip illustrations and short biographies, it looks at the discoveries of many famous – and not so famous – inventors from around the world, including Leonardo da Vinci, Antonio Meucci, Alexander Graham Bell, John Logie Baird, Thomas Edison, James Watt and many of their predecessors. Three cheers for inventors!


Marcia Williams spent much of her early life in Hong Kong, Nigeria and the Middle East. She worked as a nursery teacher before beginning a successful career as an author and illustrator. With her distinctive cartoon-strip style, she has now illustrated and retold many literary classics for children including Greek Myths and Mr William Shakespeare's Plays. Marcia lives in Barnes, London.

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