What is Technology?
The Who, Where, Why, and How
Frances Durkin, The Boy Fitz Hammond
- 32 Pages
- April 25, 2023
- ISBN: 9781631587146
- Imprint: Racehorse for Young Readers
- Trim Size: 8in x 10in x 0in
Fact-filled non-fiction that uncovers the who where why and how of amazing technological inventions throughout history.
From the magic of making music to lightbulb moments and tiny technology the contents focus on the people behind the inventions and the history happening at the time. There is a contents list at the front of the book and a glossary at the back plus a "take it further" activity on each page. Discover the human side of STEM!
Frances Durkin is a historian, writer and mum who grew up in a large, history-loving family. A regular contributor to Aquila magazine on all sorts of historical and STEM subjects for children and co-creator of the Histronauts, Frances runs workshops at museums and bookshops and has written for the Tate. Frances lives in Buckinghamshire, UK, with her young family.
Born in York when fast trains were yellow and blue, The Boy Fitz Hammond now lives in Edinburgh. He has worked with various clients including Oxfam, Shelter, BBC, Honda, Microsoft and the Barclays Premier League. His illustrations have also been used by many editorial, educational and publishing clients across a diverse range of titles. A fan of the digital watch, The Boy Fitz Hammond was once interviewed by Keith Chegwin live on Saturday Superstore.