Earmuffs for Everyone!: How Chester Greenwood Became Known as the Inventor of Earmuffs
by Meghan Mccarthy
This engaging picture book about the “inventor” of the earmuffs tells the history of earmuffs and how Chester Greenwood, who improved upon their design, is credited with inventing them. It includes an age-appropriate discussion of how patents work and how the people we find credited for inventions may not have been the ones who thought up the idea, but rather who improved it into what we actually use today.It finishes by explaining how history chose to remember Chester Greenwood. Recommended for grades 1-4.