The Amazing Paper Book

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Kids Can Press, 1989 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 79 pages
Discover everything there is to know about paper -- from when it was invented in China over 2000 years ago to a closer look at today's forestry and recycling industries. Packed with facts and activities, this book is an important source of information!

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Contents

Paper makes the world go round
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Write on
12
Modern paper inventions
18
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Paulette Bourgeois was born July 20, 1951 in Winnepeg , Canada. She graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1974 with a B.Sc. and worked briefly as an occupational therapist before returning to Carleton University to study journalism. She has worked in television and print before writing her first book, Franklin in the Dark. Although Paulette is best-known for the Franklinthe Turtle books, she is also the writer of fiction and non-fiction for young readers. Her book, The Sun: Starting with Space was shortlisted for a Science in Society Book Award (1995), given by the Canadian Science Writer's Association, and won the honor of Parents' Choice Approval, given by the US Parents' Choice Foundation (1997).

Linda Hendry is an award winning illustrator and author of over 60 books for children, including many Kids Can Craft books and the Pup and Hound series. She lives with her husband, twin daughters, and a fuzzy cat near Rockwood Ontario.

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