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  • Published: 15 October 2012
  • ISBN: 9780375831157
  • Imprint: RH USA Kids Mss Mkt
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 48
  • RRP: $8.99

Listen Up! Alexander Graham Bell's Talking Machine

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IT'S 1876 AND THE whole country is celebrating the 100th birthday of the United States. The biggest party is in Philadelphia at the World's Fair, where the latest and greatest inventions are on display for all to see. Alexander Graham Bell is headed to the fair to demonstrate his invention - a talking machine he calls the telephone. But will anyone come to see him at the world's most important science fair? And more importantly, will his machinework? This Step 3 reader celebrates the resilient, quirky spirit of inventors.

  • Pub date: 15 October 2012
  • ISBN: 9780375831157
  • Imprint: RH USA Kids Mss Mkt
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 48
  • RRP: $8.99

About the Author

Monica Kulling

Louisa May Alcott was born in 1832 in Pennsylvania and grew up in Concord, Massachusetts. She is best known for her books for children. The daughter of philosopher and reformer Amons Bronson Alcott, she was also a supporter of women's rights and an abolitionist. Family debts led her to write the autobiographical novel LITTLE WOMEN (1868). The book was a huge success, followed by LITTLE MEN, AN OLD-FASHIONED GIRL, and several other novels.

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