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The Cornflake King

W. K. Kellogg and His Amazing Cereal

Series: Genius at Work! Great Inventor Biographies

By Edwin Brit Wyckoff

Will Keith Kellogg was working as a salesman and accountant for his brother's health food company when one day a mistake produced a different-tasting cereal flake. Despite his brother's objections, W. K. Kellogg did some more experimenting and developed Kellogg's Corn Flakes. His advertising methods made the cereal world-famous and made his name synonymous with breakfast.

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Reviews

". . . a worthy addition to the biography collection."

Garland Independent School District, June 27, 2011

"Readers will be amazed and inspired by his determination."

Book Buzz, August 2011

". . . an interesting biography to add to the collection."

Arlington Independent School District, November 15, 2010

". . . an easy to read biography . . ."

Southwest Ohio and Neighboring Libraries

". . . an excellent primer for children and families who are considering reptiles and amphibians as pets . . ."

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, January 30, 2011

"This life story of Kellogg will certainly engage readers. This series makes a wonderful addition to a public and school library collection."

Children's Literature

". . . easy to read biography . . . a welcome read!"

Infolink Book Evaluation Program, May 12, 2011

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