Meghan McCarthy's Earmuffs for Everyone!: How Chester Greenwood Became Known PDF

By Meghan McCarthy

As a tender boy, Chester Greenwood went from having chilly ears to turning into a very good inventor during this nonfiction photograph booklet from the acclaimed author-illustrator of Pop! and Daredevil.

When your ears are chilly, you could put on earmuffs, yet that wasn’t precise for Chester Greenwood again in 1873. Earmuffs didn’t exist but! yet in the course of another lengthy and chilly Maine wintry weather, Chester made up our minds to deal with his freezing ears, and he designed the 1st pair of ear protectors (a.k.a. earmuffs) out of cord, beaver fur, and textile. He got a patent for his layout by the point he used to be nineteen, and inside a decade the Chester Greenwood & corporation manufacturing facility was once generating and transport “Champion Ear Protectors” worldwide!

But that was once just the start of Chester’s occupation as a profitable businessman and prolific inventor. during this enjoyable and fact-filled photograph publication you will find out all approximately his different smart creations. The Smithsonian has declared Chester Greenwood considered one of America’s most eminent inventors. And if you’re ever in Maine on December 21, make sure you don a couple of earmuffs and have a good time Chester Greenwood day!

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