Bonkers Books: Snot Collectors and Spider Ladders

A laugh-out-loud collection of the most insane inventions in history, from the home of children’s humour! Ever heard of a motorized ice cream cone? A breath-powered foot warmer? An tooth-exercising device? Look inside this book to chortle at some of the most useless inventions ever devised, offering solutions to problems that you never even knew existed. You’ll find some ideas that never made out of the inventor’s brain, some that never made it off the drawing board… and some that really shouldn’t have made it, but did! If you think collecting snot or making spider ladders is crazy, just have a look at some of the other ridiculous creations in here!

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  • Dr Mike Goldsmith

    Dr Mike Goldsmith is a qualified astro-physicist, working at the National Physical Laboratory. His book on Einstein in the Dead Famous series was shortlisted for the 2002 Aventis junior prize for science writing and he has written Scientists and Inventors in the same series.

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    Winner of the Stockport Schools Book Award for Fintan Fedora.

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