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The Crayon Man: The True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons by Natascha Biebow and Steven Salerno

Summary How do you develop a product that people love?  You start by listening to what people need. Then you research, experiment and ask for feedback. In The Crayon Man, we see how Edwin Binney created Crayola crayons. Binney was an inventor. His products made life… Continue Reading “The Crayon Man: The True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons by Natascha Biebow and Steven Salerno”

The Boo-Boos That Changed the World: A True Story About an Accidental Invention (Really) by Barry Wittenstein

Summary When you cut yourself, what’s the first thing you do? Reach for a Band-Aid, right? Before the 1920s, Band-Aids did not exist. Josephine Knight was accident prone and needed to save her cuts from infection. Her husband, Earle Dickson, wanted to help. He… Continue Reading “The Boo-Boos That Changed the World: A True Story About an Accidental Invention (Really) by Barry Wittenstein”

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