The Story Of Things by Neal LaytonThe Story Of Things by Neal Layton

The Story Of Things

byNeal Layton

Hardcover | March 3, 2010

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Starting with early humans who have no things, through to farming, civilizations, inventions, steam, electricity, computers, and the world we live in now, Neal Layton explores ideas, inventions and discoveries.

In his usual quirky style and energetic illustrations, Neal Layton tells this story in an accessible way for the very young. Is is a most original and inventive book!
Neal Layton was born in Chichester, West Sussex. Many of his ideas come he says from his childhood. In the past he has worked on a lettuce farm, in a chocolate factory, a teapot factory, a book shop and has delivered papers. Neal has illustrated more than 40 books to date working with award winning authors such as Michael Rosen and Rog...
Title:The Story Of ThingsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:24 pages, 10 × 11 × 0.85 inPublished:March 3, 2010Publisher:Hachette Children'sLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:034094532X

ISBN - 13:9780340945322

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May get children inventing some gizmos of their own.-Kirkus