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You wouldn't want to live without books!

Author: Alex Woolf; David Antram
Publisher: Brighton, [U.K.] Book House, 2015. ©2015.
Series: You wouldn't want to--
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Imagine a world without books. You would have no information about the world outside, except what you could learn from travellers. You would know nothing about the past, except what storytellers could remember. The book is a truly amazing data storage device, yet most of us take it for granted. Find out how it has developed over the centuries and how it is being reinvented for the future."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Woolf; David Antram
ISBN: 9781910184042 1910184047
OCLC Number: 895076929
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Are you ready to write? --
Could you carve your text on a tablet? --
Are you prepared for papyrus? --
Why not curl up with a codex? --
Could you be a scribe in a scriptorium? --
Can you feel the power of print? --
Are you feeling enlightened? --
Could you be a pioneer of publishing? --
Do you think books are dangerous? --
Could you survive as a self-publisher? --
Will you welcome the World Wide Web? --
Is life easier with an e-book? --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: You wouldn't want to--
Other Titles: You would not want to live without books
Books
Responsibility: written by Alex Woolf ; illustrated by David Antram.

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"Imagine a world without books. You would have no information about the world outside, except what you could learn from travellers. You would know nothing about the past, except what storytellers could remember. The book is a truly amazing data storage device, yet most of us take it for granted. Find out how it has developed over the centuries and how it is being reinvented for the future."--Back cover.

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