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The Resource The fantastic Ferris Wheel : the story of inventor George Ferris, Betsy Harvey Kraft ; illustrated by Steven Salerno

The fantastic Ferris Wheel : the story of inventor George Ferris, Betsy Harvey Kraft ; illustrated by Steven Salerno

Label
The fantastic Ferris Wheel : the story of inventor George Ferris
Title
The fantastic Ferris Wheel
Title remainder
the story of inventor George Ferris
Statement of responsibility
Betsy Harvey Kraft ; illustrated by Steven Salerno
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The World's Fair in Chicago, 1893, was to be a spectacular event: architects, musicians, artists, and inventors worked on special exhibits to display the glories of their countries. But the Fair's planners wanted something really special, something on the scale of the Eiffel Tower ... Engineer George Ferris had an idea--a crazy, unrealistic, gigantic idea. He would construct a twenty-six-story tall observation wheel. The planners didn't think it could be done. They called it a 'monstrosity.' It wouldn't be safe. But George fought for his design. Finally, in December 1892, with only four months to go until the fair, George was given permission to build his wheel"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
791.06/80284
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The fantastic Ferris Wheel : the story of inventor George Ferris, Betsy Harvey Kraft ; illustrated by Steven Salerno
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Christy Ottaviano books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
sky270796489
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781627790727
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014044914
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
Label
The fantastic Ferris Wheel : the story of inventor George Ferris, Betsy Harvey Kraft ; illustrated by Steven Salerno
Publication
Note
"Christy Ottaviano books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
sky270796489
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781627790727
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014044914
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)

Library Locations

    • Jericho Public LibraryBorrow it
      1 Merry Lane, Jericho, NY, 11753, US
      40.793548 -73.535164
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