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“Burgeoning fashionistas and young scientists alike will find plenty of fun facts in this clever compendium.” — Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
Did you know that the cotton for your jeans was picked from a bush? Where did your soccer uniform, your rain boots, and your fleece jacket come from? And what does recycling plastic bottles have to do with anything? Visit farms, forests, and factories all over the world to find out how everything you wear has a story behind it. Back matter includes an author’s note, an illustrator’s note, a bibliography, and an index.
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This engaging account will wear well in any collection.
Global and multicultural details make this a great offering for a study on world cultures as well as an obvious readaloud introduction on the science of everyday things. Burgeoning fashionistas and young scientists alike will find plenty of fun facts in this clever compendium.
—Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
Well designed and engaging, this is a valuable offering.
—School Library Journal
Cool, retro illustrations will bring joy to the faces of those becoming more knowledgeable about the world.