Writing: A Fact and Fun Book

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Kids Can Press, 1992 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 96 pages
The written word is the most powerful tool there is. Writing: A Fact and Fun Book traces the development of writing from pictograms on cave walls to Gutenberg's revolutionary printing press, to the computer. Kids can experiment with their own writing materials, make quill pens or paper, and then learn the tricks of the writing trade with advice from famous authors such as E.B. White.

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Before writing 7 pictograms 10 cuniform writing
alphabets 18 carve some soapy letters

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Amanda Lewis is a children's author, teacher and calligrapher. She lives in southern Ontario.

Heather Collins has illustrated more than 50 children's books, including the My First Look at Nature series and Gold Rush Fever. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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