Famous Fails!: Mighty Mistakes, Mega Mishaps, & How a Mess Can Lead to Success!

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Grades 3 - 7n/an/an/an/a
This fun book of quirky failures and famous flops will keep kids laughing while they learn the importance of messing up in order to get it right. Science, architecture, technology, entertainment -- there are epic fails and hilarious goof-ups from every important field. Silly side features help to analyze the failures: "Lesson Learned," "It Could be Worse!," "Losing Combinations," and a "Fail Scale" help readers navigate the different kinds and scopes of the mistakes made. Read to learn what went wrong, what went right, and what kids can learn from each failed attempt.

Paperback, 128 pages
Published on October 25, 2016 by National Geographic Children's Books
ISBN-10: 1426325487
ISBN-13: 9781426325489
8 Book Reviews
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  • dabosssss
    dabosssssThursday, January 11, 2018 at 9:15 am
    I reeeeeaaaaallly want to read this book!
    • grapefruit
      grapefruitFriday, January 5, 2018 at 3:20 am55 starsFeatured
      The milk stain on your carpet. The slightly ripped page in your book. The two pencil cases you lost in a week. ( I will NEVER forget that.) Mistakes are terrible and embarrassing, and that's why this book is so freakin' good. Which mistakes turned out good * MIRACLE THAT NEVER HAPPENED TO ME* and which seemed creative but ended up a mess( aka electric theater seats, McSpaghetti, world's largest popsicle, pretty but empty building) And which famous scientist\*DIDN'T THINK STUFF THROUGH*and made a total mistake. DO NOT choose to remind me of math now.This book is downright AMAZING and will make you think your own bloopers were the best! 5 stars -grapefruitreviews
      • meadowlark12
        meadowlark12Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 11:28 am
        You are sooo good at book reviews! I can tell you loved the book through your writing.
        • callie_b
          callie_bFriday, January 5, 2018 at 8:02 am
          OMG this book review made me laugh so much!! AWESOME REVIEW @grapefruit!! I love itπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ I so want to read this now!
          • grapefruit
            grapefruitSaturday, January 6, 2018 at 1:21 am55 stars
            Thanks :D
        • am12896
          am12896Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 8:32 am
          • oreoshershey
            oreoshersheyWednesday, October 19, 2016 at 7:13 am55 stars
            I really want to read this book it looks really funny.πŸ˜…πŸ™‚πŸ˜œ
            • abhijay21
              abhijay21Monday, October 17, 2016 at 10:51 am