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Edison Bell, Young Inventor, reprints over 500 pages of stories and maker project plans. Build catapults, toy planes, kites, and more!
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From the pages of Blue Bolt comics (1940 - 1951) comes Edison Bell, Young Inventor!

 SNOW CATAPULT, AQUA-SCOPE, GLIDER, AND MANY MORE DIY MAKER PROJECTS INSIDE!

Edison Bell, Young Inventor, taught children in the 1940’s how fun it could be to make and build. Edison would have adventures where he would make a device to save the day and at the end of each story teach you how to build it at home. Now you can read along to Edison Bell’s escapades and make the fantastic DIY projects at the end of each story, collected for the first time in this amazing volume.

---Two Versions---

Version One

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Version one is a 120-page trade paperback with 35 hand-picked stories and project plans which include:

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Glider Catapult

We built it!

Bomb the Axis Game

Snow Catapult

Version two

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Version two is a mammoth-sized 500 page trade paperback with 90 hand-picked stories and project plans which include all of the plans from version one and:

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Snow Periscope

 We built (and modified) it!

Dollar store mirrors and foam core

 

 Perfect for spying from behind the couch or from a box fort!

 

Microscope

 Pontoon Raft

Plus many more!

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Edison Bell Sample Chapter

 

 

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The book is done and ready to send to the printer. We've had many successful Kickstarters through Velleity Studios and Hoffmangler Studios and always deliver the promised product. If something unforeseen happens (illness, printing issue) we will transparently communicate with all the backers exactly what's happening because they are part of the team!

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    500+ Page Edison Bell, Young Inventor, Full Print Version

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