Book by Karen Brookfield
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Full-color photos. From hieroglyphics to the development of alphabets and the invention of movable type, this book lover's dream chronicles the evolution of language and the written word. The development of papermaking and bookbinding is also described.

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Brookfield, Head of Education, The British Library.
Published September 14, 1993 by Knopf Books for Young Readers. 63 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Dec 28 2012 | Read Full Review of Book (Eyewitness Books)

The Bookbag

The book is written in the third person, which was easiest for this book because it does deviate from Charlotte's story occasionally to follow the other minor characters in the book.

Oct 24 2009 | Read Full Review of Book (Eyewitness Books)


Cat Tales celebrates cats in all their wonderful variety and glory, and it illustrates how much these wonderful creatures impact their humans’ lives in often unexpected ways.

Dec 11 2009 | Read Full Review of Book (Eyewitness Books)

Curious Book Fans

It’s her ability to weave these issues into an absorbing story that makes The Love Child such an absorbing read.

Mar 19 2013 | Read Full Review of Book (Eyewitness Books)

The Horn Book

Moriarty’s book (a revised version of an adult novel) is like Listen’s spell book: each requires a leap of faith, but each also possesses an intriguing mystery and an authoritative, immensely witty voice;

Jun 10 2013 | Read Full Review of Book (Eyewitness Books)

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