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Author Agard, John, 1949- author.

Title Book / John Agard ; illustrated by Neil Packer.

Publication Info. Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 002.09 AGA    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 002.09 AGA    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 002.09 AGA    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 002.09 AGA    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 002.09 AGA    Available
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 002.09 AGA    Available
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description 131 pages, [7] unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Subtitle on cover: My autobiography.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 136).
Contents The whodunit of writing -- Saying it with clay -- Getting your frogs crossed -- Down the alphabet road -- Tweaking the ABCs -- My rock-to-roll days -- My papyrus adventures -- How sheep entered my life -- Spreading the word with feathers -- When my letters shimmered -- A spine is taking its time -- From rags to paper -- Gutenberg's movable type -- The golden age of print -- On the move with steam -- A garden in a pocket -- The house of memory -- Open to the public -- A tale of flames -- I Book E-Book.
Summary Books contain countless tales but what if Book told its own story? From clay tablets to e-readers, here is a quirky, kid-friendly look at the book.
Audience Ages 10 & up.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject Books -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Printing -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Books -- Quotations, maxims, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Packer, Neil, illustrator.
ISBN 9780763672362 (hardcover)
076367236X (hardcover)

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