How did Thomas Edison grow up to be America’s greatest inventor? Author Michael Dooling explores the beginnings of Edison’s genius: from his difficulty in school, to his early years as a young scientist, to the man everyone called “The Wizard”.
- Paperback: 34 pages
- Author: Michael Dooling (September 25, 2014)
About the Author: Michael Dooling is well known for his dramatic and historically accurate illustrations. Michael Dooling is the illustrator of over sixty-five books and the author of five including Young Thomas Edison, that School Library Journal said, “Belongs in every library.” The Great Horseless Carriage Race and George Washington’s Army and Me, both written and illustrated by Michael, have been considered for major Hollywood Motion Pictures. Horn Book praised his work as “noteworthy—and handsome—examples of the illustrator as historian.” In 2013, Michael was selected to a Top Ten List of Great Author Visits by the Pennsylvania School Library Association.