Shoes: Their History in Words and Pictures

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Houghton Mifflin, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 92 pages
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The Yues join forces in their fifth nonfiction book for children to provide an absorbing overview of a familiar subject- shoes. In this comprehensive volume on the history of shoes, Charlotte and David Yue walk us through such subjects as the earliest shoe, the social and political significance of shoes in history, ancient and modern shoe design, shoe manufacturing, shoes in legend and literature, and what shoes reveal about their wearers. A complete resource on a subject with which children already are familiar.

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User Review  - empress8411 - LibraryThing

This is a kid's book about shoes. Therefore, the sentence structure and general vocabulary are simple. Yet, the authors did not shy away from using the proper names for the different kids of shoes ... Read full review

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User Review  - KeithMaddox - LibraryThing

I found this book to exceed all of my expectations, which, given the topic were pretty high. Not that I had a great interest in shoes (before I read this book), but I was very curious to find out the ... Read full review

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