The First Book of Electricity

The First Book of Electricity

By: Beryl Williams Epstein, Samuel Epstein
Published by: Franklin Watts, Inc
Publication Date: 1953
Series: First Books
Series Number: 42

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Electricity. What is the mysterious force that furnishes light for our darkness, runs our engines, makes huge magnets, and helps the world in a thousands of ways?

No one is certain of the whole story of this strange, fascinating power. But two authors long popular for their skill in clear writing tell the known facts simply in THE FIRST BOOK OF ELECTRICITY.

What scientists think electricity is, how it is generated, how it flows through wires into our homes and is harnessed to light our lamps, heat our appliances and run our machines, and how it goes back to its starting point, probably miles away -- all this is explained. In addition, there are easy home experiments, safe because they use small batteries.

Robin King's graphic drawings help make things not only crystal clear but downright lively.

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The First Book of Electricity        
Reprinted in 2019 by Living Library Press
Available formats: Paperback
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