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Author Boyer, Crispin, author.
Title Famous fails : mighty mistakes, mega mishaps & how a mess can lead to success! / Crispin Boyer.
Pub Info Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2016]
book jacket
 Dennis Memorial-Juvenile  J 650.1 BOY     IN REPAIR
 Hyannis Children's Room  J 650.1 Boyer     AVAILABLE
 South Yarmouth-Children's  J 650.1 BOY     AVAILABLE
Descript 127 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
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Audience 1080L Lexile
Note Includes index.
Contents Inadequate Inventions -- Sordid Past -- Botched Buildings -- Bad Tastes -- Poor Sports -- Malfunctioning Mischief -- Pop Culture Catastrophes -- Lessons in Losing.
Summary "This fun book of quirky failures and famous flops will keep kids laughing while they learn the importance of messing up in order to get it right. Science, architecture, technology, entertainment--there are epic fails and hilarious goof-ups from every important field. Silly side features help to analyze the failures: Lesson Learned, It Could Be Worse, Losing Combinations, and a Fail Scale help readers navigate the different kinds and scopes of the mistakes made. Read to learn what went wrong, what went right, and what kids can learn from each failed attempt"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject History -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
Errors -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature.
Failure (Psychology) -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature.
Success -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature.
History -- Miscellanea.
Errors -- Anecdotes.
Failure (Psychology) -- Anecdotes.
Success -- Anecdotes.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Curiosities & Wonders.
ISBN 9781426325489 (paperback : alkaline paper)
1426325487 (paperback : alkaline paper)
9781426325496 (library binding : alkaline paper)
1426325495 (library binding : alkaline paper)
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