The Day-Glo brothers: the true story of Bob and Joe Switzer's bright ideas and brand-new colors

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2009.
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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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157091673
9781570916731
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title The Day-Glo brothers : the true story of Bob and Joe Switzer's bright ideas and brand-new colors
title_alt Story of Bob and Joe Switzer's bright ideas and brand-new colors, True story of Bob and Joe Switzer's bright ideas and brand-new colors
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title_short The Day-Glo brothers :
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title_sub the true story of Bob and Joe Switzer's bright ideas and brand-new colors