Mr. Ferris and His Wheel

Mr. Ferris and His Wheel

Book - 2014
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Examines how the engineer George Ferris invented and constructed the amusement park ride that bears his name for the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.
Publisher: New York, New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, [2014]
ISBN: 9780547959221
0547959222
Branch Call Number: J 791.068 DAVIS
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Ford, Gilbert - Illustrator
Alternative Title: Ferris and his wheel

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ttmagin
May 05, 2016

Very enjoyable read to include history and science. The illustrations really added to the content but also kept the story fun.

Science and art and story all in one kid's book! Heaven!
~Rose

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muffinpopcorn
Mar 26, 2015

Very interesting, more than just a storybook. Learned how the ferris wheel came about and the engineer who designed it .... Mr. Ferris ! How appropriate is that in the naming of the famous amusement park ride . Very enjoyable story and has great illustrations .

ChiPubLib_Kids Feb 11, 2015

Celebrate Ferris Wheel Day on February 14, with this inspiring tale of its auspicious beginning.

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Josephs_Mom
Feb 03, 2015

My son and I both really enjoyed this book. I didn't realize when we first took it out that it wasn't just a story book. It was interesting and allowed me to teach my son about things he didn't know already about. I wouldn't think the book would appeal to the younger children as it's a bit longer than your average book of this type and there is also a series of educational explanations for the subject matter.

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Gabi_D
Feb 06, 2015

"Workers hurried to for all the pieces together like a giant Lego toy."

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