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Hedy Lamarr (Little People, Big Dreams)

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Binding: Hardcover
Picture Books
List Price: $15.99
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ISBN: 9780711246690
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Language: English
Page Count: 32
Publication Date: 1/1/2022
Size: 9.80" l x 7.99" w x 0.49"
Series: N/A

From the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Hedy Lamarr, the actress and inventor whose curiosity broke boundaries.
 
Young Hedy Lamarr was fascinated with machines. She love to sit with her father and hear all about scientific theories. A gifted musician and actress, she soon found fame on the stage, but her scientific curiosity never stopped.

Electronics, chemistry, engineering – whatever Hedy put her mind to, she came up with ingenious inventions, blazing a trail for women in science and making great strides towards science. As well as a glittering film career, Hedy developed technology that formed the basis of Wifi and Bluetooth used in our world day. This inspiring book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of Hedy’s astonishing life.

Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling biography series for kids that explores the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.


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