Pre-Order: Hedy & Her Amazing Invention


Pre-Order: Hedy & Her Amazing Invention


There’s a technology we use every day—in our cell phones, computers, microwaves, and more. How did it get invented? Well, once there was a glamorous movie star named Hedy Lamarr. This is her story.

Publication date: February 5, 2019

ISBN: 9780998799995 (hardcover)

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“The book is a luminous tribute to a remarkable woman who carved out an independent and creative life of her own design.” —Foreword Reviews, starred review

The latest by prolific children’s book author Jan Wahl, Hedy and her Amazing Invention teaches kids about the pioneering scientific work and inspiring courage of Hedy Lamarr, the famous Hollywood actress who fought against old-fashioned parents, a domineering husband, prejudice, and stereotypes to become an accomplished inventor whose work helped pave the way for many of the communications technologies we enjoy today.