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The Resource The boy who invented the Popsicle : the cool science behind Frank Epperson's famous frozen treat, Anne Renaud ; [illustrated by] Milan Pavlović

The boy who invented the Popsicle : the cool science behind Frank Epperson's famous frozen treat, Anne Renaud ; [illustrated by] Milan Pavlović

Label
The boy who invented the Popsicle : the cool science behind Frank Epperson's famous frozen treat
Title
The boy who invented the Popsicle
Title remainder
the cool science behind Frank Epperson's famous frozen treat
Statement of responsibility
Anne Renaud ; [illustrated by] Milan Pavlović
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A curious child who always knew he wanted to be an inventor when he grew up, Frank spent much of his youth experimenting in his basement laboratory -- mixing and measuring, testing and inspecting, studying and scrutinizing. One of his favorite things to experiment with was soda water, and one day after discovering the perfect flavoring for his most recent invention, he left it outside on his back porch with a spoon in it. The next morning, the drink had frozen solid -- he had invented a frozen treat. It wasn't until he was an adult that Frank decided to market his invention. At first, he called it the "Ep-sicle," but with his nine children constantly begging, "Pop, can we have a 'sicle"?" he changed the name to the Popsicle. The science experiments that young Frank performs in the story are interweaved throughout the narrative, so readers can experiment right along with him. At the end of the book are additional historical notes about Frank and his invention, along with photos and a bibliography."--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Renaud, Anne
Dewey number
j641.86/3092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
TX796.I46
LC item number
R46 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pavlović, Milan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epperson, Frank
  • Children as inventors
  • Ice pops
  • Food
  • Children as inventors
  • Food
  • Ice pops
  • California
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The boy who invented the Popsicle : the cool science behind Frank Epperson's famous frozen treat, Anne Renaud ; [illustrated by] Milan Pavlović
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1083308014
Dimensions
24 x 27 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781525300288
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1083308014
Label
The boy who invented the Popsicle : the cool science behind Frank Epperson's famous frozen treat, Anne Renaud ; [illustrated by] Milan Pavlović
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1083308014
Dimensions
24 x 27 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781525300288
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1083308014

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