The theme aims to inspire inquisitive minds and asks them to come up with ideas for machines they would like to invent. It also talks about how innovation is part of our everyday lives.
The books on this book list can be used to inspire young inventors to come up with their own creations. The stories include characters such as Izzy, Audrey and Monty, who work through a variety of unsuccessful inventions before coming up with some fantastic creations. Zara is inspired by engineers who have shaped the world around her and Jack is bored of his house and so designs a new one.