Scrawl!: Writing in Ancient Times
The Press, 1994 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 72 pages
Looks at the history of writing, discusses early writing materials, including clay tablets, papyrus, parchment, and paper, and recounts the survival of ancient literature
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