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honest history's children's book history is inventive by brooke knight about the history of inventions and inventors written for kids ages 8–14


History Is Inventive: A Book by Honest History

 AGES 8–14 

A children’s book exploring inventions (and their inventors) that changed the world. Discover the true stories behind amazing creations, from the Antikythera mechanism, an ancient analogue computer, to the Baghdad Battery. On every page, young historians will learn something new about each invention through engaging stories accompanied by beautiful illustrations and design—you may even find you have the next Charles Drew on your hands after they put the book down. 

Eco-friendly inks and materials

30-day returns

Worldwide delivery

What's Inside

Not only will kiddos learn about these amazing inventions, but they will also participate in the original creative process themselves, like building a telescope using the same rudimentary methods used by the inventors. From ancient to modern inventions, kids will discover the revolutionary ideas and processes used to create the foundation for our modern lives.

About the Author

Brooke Knight is the co-founder of Honest History and the editor-in-chief of the Adventure Magazine for Young Historians. Brooke has a lifelong passion for research and sharing history with others. After graduating college, Brooke decided to pursue a career in writing. In 2017, she set out on a mission to combine her love of writing with her desire to create an engaging resource for kids that inspired them to learn more about history through engaging, intentional design and content. Living in Los Angeles, she spends her time between Honest History and going on adventures with her two boys.

Book Details

Hardcover with jacket

80 beautifully-illustrated pages

Ages 8–14

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Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review

These are a wonderful and engaging way to discuss history.

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