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The Boo-Boos That Changed the World

A True Story about an Accidental Invention (Really!)

The Boo-Boos That Changed the World( )
Author: Wittenstein, Barry
Illustrator: Hsu, Chris
ISBN:978-1-58089-745-7
Publication Date:Feb 2018
Publisher:Charlesbridge Publishing, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $28.99
Book Description:

Did you know Band-Aids were invented by accident?! And that they weren't mass-produced until the Boy Scouts gave their seal of approval? 1920s cotton buyer Earle Dickson worked for Johnson & Johnson and had a klutzy wife who often cut herself. The son of a doctor, Earle set out to create an easier way for her to bandage her injuries. Band-Aids were born, but Earle's bosses at the pharmaceutical giant weren't convinced, and it wasn't until the Boy Scouts of America...
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