by Jennifer George and Ed Steckley 


If Rube's inventions are any indication, "normal" means something very different in the Goldberg household. For Rube, up is down, in is out, and the simplest path to accomplishing an everyday task--like brushing his teeth or getting dressed--is a humorously complicated one. Follow Rube as he sets out on a typical school day, overcomplicating each and every step from the time he wakes up in the morning until the time he goes to bed at night.

This book features fourteen inventions, each depicting an interactive sequence whose purpose is to help Rube accomplish mundane daily tasks: a simple way to get ready for school, to make breakfast, to do his homework, and so much more.

Rube Goldberg's Simple Normal Humdrum School Day

SKU: 9781419725586
  • Jennifer George is the granddaughter of Rube Goldberg. She is the author of The Art of Rube Goldberg and a jewelry and clothing designer. George lives in New York City. 


    Ed Steckley is an award-winning illustrator whose clients include MAD magazine and innumerable advertising agencies worldwide. He lives in Queens, New York.

  • ISBN-13: 9781419725586
    ISBN-10: 1419725580
    Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
    Publish Date: August 2017
    Page Count: 40
    Reading Level: Ages 5-7
    Dimensions: 8.6 x 11.3 x 0.6 inches


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