The Inventor's Secret

What Thomas Edison Told Henry Ford

The story of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, focusing on their friendship and inventions.

By Suzanne Slade Read by Susie Berneis Biographies & Memoirs / Nonfiction / Science English, Unabridged 24m Sell Sheet Also available on
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1 Audio CDs December 15, 2015 $14.99 $12.99 9781682629772 Add to Cart
							Both Thomas Edison and Henry Ford started off as insatiably curious tinkerers.  That curiosity led them to become inventors—with very different results. As  Edison invented hit after commercial hit, gaining fame and fortune, Henry  struggled to make a single invention (an affordable car) work.  Witnessing Thomas's glorious career from afar, a frustrated Henry wondered about the  secret to his success. This little-known story is a fresh, kid-friendly way to  show how Thomas Edison and Henry Ford grew up to be the most famous inventors  in the world-and best friends, too.

"Reinhardt's mixed-media artwork includes several lighthearted moments. It's a rewarding look at the importance of persistence, as well as the friendship that developed between these prominent inventors." - Publishers Weekly

"Emphasizing the power of perseverance, this cheery picture book alternates between the lives of two inventors, beginning with Thomas Edison, who was 16 years Henry Ford's senior. A suitable addition for those seeking biographies of inventors." - School Library Journal

"Berneis's enthusiastic delivery, lively tone, and childlike questioning make for a fun listen." - AudioFile magazine