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The Day-Glo Brothers

The True Story Of Bob And Joe Switzer's Bright Ideas And Brand-new Colors

By Chris Barton

A discovery that made the world a brighter place!

Joe and Bob Switzer were very different brothers. Bob was a studious planner who wanted to grow up to be a doctor. Joe dreamed of making his fortune in show business and loved magic tricks and problem-solving.

When an accident left Bob recovering in a darkened basement, the brothers began experimenting with ultraviolet light and fluorescent paints. Together they invented a whole new kind of color, one that glows with an extra-special intensity—Day-Glo.

This cover reproduction is not printed with Day-Glo colors. The actual book, however, is printed using three Day-Glo colors: Saturn Yellow, Fire Orange, and Signal Green.

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ISBN

9781570916731


Format: Book
Author: Barton, Chris
Summary: The story of Joe and Bob Switzer who experimented with ultraviolet lights and fluorescent paints and invented a new kind of color called Day-Glo.
Title: The Day-Glo brothers : the true story of Bob and Joe Switzer's bright ideas and brand-new colors / Chris Barton ; illustrated by Tony Persiani.
Publisher Date: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c2009.
Subject: Fluorescence -- Juvenile literature. Colors -- Juvenile literature Paint -- Juvenile literature.
Isbn: 9781570916731 (reinforced for library use) 157091673X (reinforced for library use)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 12
System Items Total: 12
Call Number: B Switzer
Oclc: 232636499
Upc:
Bib Id: 335348

Format: Book
Author: Barton, Chris
Summary: The story of Joe and Bob Switzer who experimented with ultraviolet lights and fluorescent paints and invented a new kind of color called Day-Glo.
Title: The Day-Glo brothers : the true story of Bob and Joe Switzer's bright ideas and brand-new colors / Chris Barton ; illustrated by Tony Persiani.
Publisher, Date: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c2009.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
Target Audience Note: Grades: 2-5.
Target Audience Note: Ages: 007-010.
Target Audience Note: Lexile: 990.
Subjects: Fluorescence -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Colors -- Juvenile literature
Subjects: Paint -- Juvenile literature.
Other Author: Persiani, Tony ill.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
Notes: Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor, 2010.
LCCN: 2008026959
ISBN: 9781570916731 (reinforced for library use)
ISBN: 157091673X (reinforced for library use)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 12
Total Copies: 12
Call Number: B Switzer