Benjamin Franklin, scientist and inventor, is hard at work on an exciting new invention. Bear has other things on his mind - like is rumbling tum! But the pantry door is locked, and the master has hung the key from a kite and is flying it in a stormy sky! When Jeramiah's store is struck by lightning and burns to the ground, Franklin is determined to help. He works out that lightning is made of electricity, but how can he stop this terrible thing happening again and protect the townsfolk? When a great storm threatens the church, Franklin has the answer and produces his newest invention - the lightning rod. But will this device conduct the electricity away safely and save building before it's too late?
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Chris d'Lacey is the author of the The Last Dragon Chronicles and the Dragons of Wayward Crescent series. He likes dragons. He was born in Malta, but now lives in Devon with his wife, Jay, and about three hundred teddy bears. He likes teddy bears, too. After graduating from York University with a Biology degree, he went to Leicester University where he wMore about Chris D'lacey
Born in Norfolk but raised in Wales, Thomas doodled his way through childhood until they let him into Norwich School of Art and Design. He then studied illustration at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. His first commissioned work was the cover illustration for a then unknown book called Harry potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling. Since thenMore about Thomas Taylor