Earmuffs for Everyone!

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How Chester Greenwood Became Known as the Inventor of Earmuffs
A Paula Wiseman Book (Simon & Schuster)

1.6.2015 * 48 pages

A True Tale with A Cherry On Top
Author and illustrator: Meghan McCarthy
Character: Chester Greenwood

Overview from the jacket flap:

“Everyone loves earmuffs! But have you ever wondered who invented the earmuff?

In Maine in the late 1800s there was a young boy named Chester Greenwood. His ears were always cold during the long winter, and he decided to do something about it. He made ear covers from wire and cloth and asked his granny to help him sew them. Chester later patented his earmuffs in 1877 when he was nineteen years old. And, as the story goes, earmuffs were born.”

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