Betsy Harvey Kraft
Christy Ottaviano Books/Henry Holt and Company
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"The story of George Ferris, inventor of the iconic Ferris Wheel"-- "The World's Fair in Chicago, 1893, was to be a spectacular event: architects, musicians, artists, and inventors worked on special exhibits to display the glories of their countries. But the Fair's planners wanted something really special, something on the scale of the Eiffel Tower, which had been constructed for France's fair three years earlier. At last, engineer George Ferris...
xi, 180 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
A biography of the energetic New Yorker who became the twenty-sixth president of the United States and who once exclaimed "No one has ever enjoyed life more than I have."