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Author Brown, Tami Lewis, author.

Title Perkin's perfect purple : how a boy created color with chemistry / by Tami Lewis Brown and Debbie Loren Dunn ; illustrated by Francesca Sanna.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. Los Angeles : Disney - Hyperion, 2020.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Biography  J BIO PERKIN    AVAILABLE
 95th Street Juvenile Biography  J BIO PERKIN    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Juvenile Biography  J BIO PERKIN    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Juvenile Biography  J BIO PERKIN    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Summary "Many years ago, the color purple was available only to a privileged few. The process was very complicated and expensive. Until 1856, when a boy named William Henry Perkin invented a new way. While testing a hypothesis about a cure for malaria, he found that his experiment resulted in something else--something vivid and rare for the times: synthetic PURPLE"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Perkin, William Henry, Sir, 1838-1907 -- Juvenile literature.
Chemists -- England -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Purple -- Juvenile literature.
Dyes and dyeing -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Biographies.
Added Author Dunn, Debbie Loren, author.
Sanna, Francesca, illustrator.
ISBN 9781368032841
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