The Story of Writing and Printing

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Oxford University Press, Oct 1, 1996 - Printing - 30 pages
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The Signs of the Times series presents the history of basic systems of communication and calculation for children aged eight to ten. Organized chronologically from ancient history to the present, the volumes in the series are illustrated throughout with colorful photographs and drawings of artifacts and objects. Along with boxes which highlight inventions, personalities, and amazing facts, each of the titles supplies the reader with a timeline, a glossary and an index.

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The pictures were good, but text a little long. Read full review

Contents

SIGNS AND SYMBOLS
6
PUTTING PEN TO PAPER
12
The first printers
19
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of information books for children. Educated at Cambridge University, she has written more than 300 books, including the best-selling 'Horrible Geography' series (Scholastic Children's Books) which won a 2009 Blue Peter Book Award. She writes widely on animals and the natural world. A recent title for Raintree, A Day in the Life of Rainforest Animals: Capybara, has been shortlisted for a Maryland Blue Crab Award 2012. Anita lives in the north of England with her husband, children and assorted pets.

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