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  • Published: 28 September 2021
  • ISBN: 9781580899475
  • Imprint: Charlesbridge Children
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 48
  • RRP: $29.99

Mimic Makers

Biomimicry Inventors Inspired by Nature



Who's the best teacher for scientists, engineers, AND designers?
Mother nature, of course!


When an inventor is inspired by nature for a new creation, they are practicing something called biomimicry. Meet ten real-life scientists, engineers, and designers who imitate plants and animals to create amazing new technology. An engineer shapes the nose of his train like a kingfisher's beak. A scientist models her solar cell on the mighty leaf. Discover how we copy nature's good ideas to solve real-world problems!

“Amazing! . . . Love that the book features the scientists and inventors, and that there is a diverse set of them. I find that the best way to introduce people of any age to biomimicry is to tell the stories of the stars: the organisms and their biomimics!”
—Janine Benyus, co-founder of the Biomimicry Institute

  • Published: 28 September 2021
  • ISBN: 9781580899475
  • Imprint: Charlesbridge Children
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 48
  • RRP: $29.99

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