Tool. Time. Twist. by David R. Shapiro

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Young readers and parents will enjoy this whimsical and entertaining journey through the history of tools, from the stone hand ax to the modern toolbox. Full-color illustrations help the child identify and name each tool and the sing-song text will help them remember different events in the history of toolmaking.

 

About David R. Shapiro

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David Shapiro received his BA in natural history and creative writing from Prescott College. He has worked as an interpretive guide for the US Forest Service, an animal tracker for a non-profit conservation organization, and as a content writer/camp director for large scale, multi-day art and music festivals. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon, where he is the president of Craigmore Creations, a publishing house that specializes in natural history entertainment. He is the author of several books, including Blunderbuss Wanderlust: Being an Account of the Temporal Travels of Colonel Victor Von Vector and the Eras of His Ways, the Terra Tempo series, and the web comic Around the World with Haley Zoic.
 
Published January 1, 2013 by Craigmore Creations. 48 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Gr 2–4—In chronological order, Shapiro provides facts about 20 tools, from sticks and stones dating back 2.5 million years ago to the multi-tool, invented in 1983. On each spread, the text asks, "What's the tool?" and "What's the time?" while the recto reads, "What's the twist?" and gives answers...

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Gr 2–4—In chronological order, Shapiro provides facts about 20 tools, from sticks and stones dating back 2.5 million years ago to the multi-tool, invented in 1983. On each spread, the text asks, "What's the tool?" and "What's the time?" while the recto reads, "What's the twist?" and gives answers...

Jul 01 2013 | Read Full Review of Tool. Time. Twist.

Gr 2–4—In chronological order, Shapiro provides facts about 20 tools, from sticks and stones dating back 2.5 million years ago to the multi-tool, invented in 1983. On each spread, the text asks, "What's the tool?" and "What's the time?" while the recto reads, "What's the twist?" and gives answers...

Jul 01 2013 | Read Full Review of Tool. Time. Twist.

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