Patrick's inventions are always getting him into trouble -- he can't help having a creative mind! Then he and his sister go to a special class for inventors, taught by Dr. Scriffle, creator of the Mean Dream Wonder Machine washing machine. Patrick is only trying to help his family with the laundry and take care of his tiny sister Hannah when he fiddles with the washing machine and turns it into something else altogether. Even though this gets him kicked out of the special class, it introduces Dr. Scriffle to Patrick's mom, which almost makes the kind doctor a member of the family!
Text Type: Science Fiction
Theme/Topic: Physical Science, Adventure
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