When a streetcar frightens Dan's dog Charlie one evening, the chase leads them all the way to Mr Edison's house. Inside the house, are fascinating inventions, including a light bulb that goes on at the flick of a switch.
When a tramcar frightens Dan's dog Charlie one evening, the chase leads them through a maze of busy Victorian New York streets to the house of Mr Thomas Edison. Dan is fascinated to discover the secrets of Mr Edison's light bulb, and dreams of a world where he'll have electric light at the pull of a simple switch. A dramatic story that recreates historical experiences and makes them memorable and relevant to the modern child's point of view.
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Andrew Melrose is a Principal Lecturer at King Alfred's University College Winchester and runs Writing for Children, a creative writing Masters Degree concentrating solely on children's literature. He has over forty book and film credits, including The Storykeepers series for ITV, two feature films and recently wrote Write for Children (Routledge, 2001). He was born in Scotland and lives in Brighton. Katja Bandlow was born in Bremen, Germany, and completed her Diploma in Children's Book Illustration at Hamburg University. She has studied illustration in London and Italy and is published in France and Germany. She lives in Hamburg, where she works part-time as a physiotherapist and children's book illustrator. This is her first book for Random House.
Magic Mr Edison by Andrew Melrose
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