Makers of Many Things cover

Makers of Many Things

Eva March Tappan (1854-1930)

1. 01 Preface and The Little Friction Match
2. 02 About India Rubber
3. 03 Kid Gloves
4. 04 How Rags and Trees become Paper
5. 05 How Books are Made
6. 06 From Goose Quills to Fountain Pens and Lead Pencils
7. 07 The Dishes on Our Tables
8. 08 How the Wheels of a Watch go Around
9. 09 The Making of Shoes
10. 10 In the Cotton Mill
11. 11 Silkworms and their Work

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How are friction matches made? How do rags and trees become paper? Who makes the dishes on our tables? Published in 1916, this children's book explains the origins of everyday items in an entertaining and informative way. There are plenty of illustrations, so please feel free to read along.