The Resource Mr. Ferris and his wheel

Mr. Ferris and his wheel

Label
Mr. Ferris and his wheel
Title
Mr. Ferris and his wheel
Statement of responsibility
Kathryn G. Davis
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Capturing an engineer's creative vision and mind for detail, this fully illustrated picture book biography sheds light on how the American inventor George Ferris defied gravity and seemingly impossible odds to invent the world's most iconic amusement park attraction, the Ferris wheel. A fun, fact-filled text by Kathryn Gibbs Davis combines with Gilbert Ford's dazzling full-color illustrations to transport readers to the 1893 World's Fair, where George Ferris and his big, wonderful wheel lifted passengers to the skies for the first time
Member of
Summary
Describes how the engineer George Ferris invented the famous carnival attraction for the renowned 1893 Chicago World's Fair
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
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10325965
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
hoopla (Digital media service)
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1946-
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Davis, Kathryn
Dewey number
791.06/80284
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
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900
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • -1
  • 2
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Gilbert Ford
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True
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  • Ferris, George Washington Gale
  • Structural engineers
  • Civil engineers
  • Inventors
  • Ferris wheels
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Mr. Ferris and his wheel
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT12031284
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780544465633
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12031284
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12031284
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Mr. Ferris and his wheel
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT12031284
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780544465633
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12031284
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12031284
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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