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By Meghan McCarthy

As a tender boy, Chester Greenwood went from having chilly ears to changing into an excellent inventor during this nonfiction photograph booklet from the acclaimed author-illustrator of Pop! and Daredevil.

When your ears are chilly, you could put on earmuffs, yet that wasn’t real for Chester Greenwood again in 1873. Earmuffs didn’t exist but! yet in the course of yet one more lengthy and chilly Maine iciness, Chester made up our minds to focus on his freezing ears, and he designed the 1st pair of ear protectors (a.k.a. earmuffs) out of cord, beaver fur, and fabric. He acquired a patent for his layout by the point he used to be nineteen, and inside of a decade the Chester Greenwood & corporation manufacturing unit was once generating and delivery “Champion Ear Protectors” worldwide!

But that was once just the start of Chester’s profession as a winning businessman and prolific inventor. during this enjoyable and fact-filled photograph booklet you will discover out all approximately his different shrewdpermanent creations. The Smithsonian has declared Chester Greenwood one in all America’s most eminent inventors. And if you’re ever in Maine on December 21, make sure to don a couple of earmuffs and have a good time Chester Greenwood day!

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