You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Soap by Alex Woolf


You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Soap by Alex Woolf

Many dangerous diseases are carried by bacteria - tiny organisms that can get into the body and multiply inside it. Bacteria breed in unhygienic environments, but soap can be used to keep our surroundings and bodies clean and healthy, keeping bacteria at bay. This book tells the story of how soap was invented, and its impact on our quality of life. You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Soap! is part of a brand-new science and technology strand within the internationally acclaimed You Wouldn't Want to Be series, created and designed by David Salariya.

About the Author

Alex Woolf

Alex Woolf was born in Willesden Green, North-West London in 1964 and studied History and Politics at Essex University. He has travelled in America and Europe and worked variously as an accountant, a warehouse assistant, a print buyer, a door-to-door salesman and a dish washer in a roach-infested restaurant in Florida. Since 1995, he has been editing books for young people, and in 2001, he began to write. He has penned more than 40 books on a surprisingly wide range of topics, including the fantastic new fiction title, Aldo Moon and the Ghost of Gravewood Hall.

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40 pages


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Publication date

13th August 2015



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