Living has been made comfortable through various inventions. The technology that one uses today has shrunk the world and made it into an accessible place. It would really be hard to think of a life without any of these gadgets. 100 Inventions That Made History (DK) lists all the trailblazing inventions that have changed human life drastically for the better. The top 100 inventions of all types from across the globe are listed in the book. It explores key inventions in depth, reviews similar inventions side by side and groups together major inventions in a particular area.
All the top inventions from cars to planes, the electric bulb to antibiotics, the printing press to television and the electronic guitar to jeans are featured in this book. The historical significance of these inventions is mentioned in the book along with a look into what would have happened had they not been invented. The engaging graphics and unusual facts about the inventions make this book an interesting and informative read.
100 Inventions That Made History (DK) was published by Penguin UK in 2014. The book is available in hardcover and is suitable reading for kids in the age group of 8 to 10 years.