How We Make Stuff
Written by Christiane Dorian
Illustrated by Beverley Yong
Part of the How the Series
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Winner of The English Association 2013 Prize (Non-Fiction 7-11)
Do you ever wonder where your clothes come from? Or how we make chocolate? This interactive guide is filled with pop ups, pull-tabs and booklets to explain exactly how we make stuff! This is the third title in the award-winning How it Works series and the first title in the series, How The World Works, won the prestigious Royal Society Young People's Book Prize.
How We Make Stuff by Christiane Dorian
Where do our clothes come from? What's the link between gorillas and mobile phones? Does chocolate grow on trees? Answering these questions and many more, How We Make Stuff is an engaging exploration of the way we use Earth's natural resources. Featuring pop-ups, pull-tabs and booklets, it is an interactive extravaganza!
-on introduction to circular economy principles and packs many real-life examples to which young readers can relate. Author Christiane Dorion and illustrator Beverley Young have created a very entertaining and informative pop-up book, which opens readers to the exciting possibilities of the future! ? -- Dame Ellen MacArthur The Ellen MacArthur Foundation 'Attractive and full of interest, the book packs a powerful punch, carrying an important message and backed by a wealth of resources online.
-to-date in both content and in terms of its strong messages on sustainability and the future of design, this book will inform as well as providing an inspiring challenge for new generations of engineers and designers to take up. BookTrust 'I would recommend this book for children of all ages. The pop-ups and pull-tabs help to keep the reading experience interesting
'stuff', from fast food to trainers and mobile phones, this isa timely reminder of where all these items come from and what it takes to actually make them.With lift-the-flaps and pop-ups, there's plenty to keep small fingers busy, and although the book fights shy of addressing sweat shops or politics, it does have a powerful underlying message of sustainability and awareness of the chain of production that goes into making 'disposable'
's book, the author provides an informative and thought-provoking starting point for a dinner-table or classroom discussion about the practicalities of sustainable living Guardian.co.uk'
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1st August 2012
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