From virtual reality headsets to a musical instrument that can switch instantly from being a guitar to a keyboard. From ocean vacuum cleaners that suck oil, detergents, and trash from the sea, to environmentally friendly plastic made from banana skins. Every day, inventors are creating new products and technologies that help us learn, live, work, have fun, and take care of our planet. Readers will meet some inventors who solve problems using creativity, design, science, and engineering. Told in a lively narrative style, this book includes firsthand accounts of how a range of cutting-edge inventions were developed. Readers will also get the chance to try their hand at designing and bringing their own inventions to life.