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The inventor's secret: what Thomas Edison told Henry Ford

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"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."
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subject_facet Edison, Thomas A. -- (Thomas Alva), -- 1847-1931 -- Juvenile literature, Ford, Henry, -- 1863-1947 -- Juvenile literature, Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Scientists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display The inventor's secret : what Thomas Edison told Henry Ford
title_full The Inventor's Secret What Thomas Edison Told Henry Ford, The inventor's secret : what Thomas Edison told Henry Ford / Suzanne Slade ; illustrated by Jennifer Black Reinhardt
title_short The inventor's secret :
title_sub what Thomas Edison told Henry Ford
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Edison, Thomas A, Ford, Henry, Inventors, Juvenile Nonfiction, Picture Book Nonfiction, Science, Scientists