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Mistakes That Worked

By: Charlotte Foltz Jones
illustrated by: John O'Brien
Formats: Trade Paperback
Imprint: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780385320436
1994-05-01 - $11.99

Popsicles, potato chips, Silly Putty, Velcro, and many other familiar things have fascinating stories behind them. In fact, dozens of products and everyday items had surprisingly haphazard beginnings. Mistakes That Worked offers forty of these unusual tales, along with hilarious cartoons and weird and amazing facts. Readers will be surprised and inspired!