Encyclopedia of Ordinary Things (Hardcover)
Who said ordinariness is boring? This book shows ordinary
things, along with their origins and inventors, in a new light. Come explore
their secrets They're all around us. We use them daily, pass them by, and it
never occurs to us to stop and think about where they came from. What, you
ask? The most ordinary things in the world, of course Shoes, umbrellas, toothbrushes, toothpicks, socks, dolls, and so on and so
forth. How did they come to be? Who invented them, how did they develop and
change over time? If you'd like to know the answer to these questions, to
peek behind the curtain that drapes the most ordinary stuff in mystery, then
definitely read on and learn the story of common things.
Stepanka Sekaninova used to work as a TV reporter and in the production of children's programs. Now she is a writer and a editor-in-chief, living in the Czech Republic.Eva Chupikova, a Czech author and illustrator, focuses on bringing history and culture to life for children. She has been nominated several times for the prestigious Czech IBBY Golden Ribbon Award.