Makers of Many Things


Read by Kara Shallenberg

(4.5 stars; 3 reviews)

How are friction matches made? How do rags and trees become paper? Who makes the dishes on our tables? Published in 1916, this children's book explains the origins of everyday items in an entertaining and informative way. There are plenty of illustrations, so please feel free to read along with the online etext: Makers of Many Things. (Summary by Kara) (2 hr 27 min)

Chapters

01 Preface and The Little Friction Match 8:39 Read by Kara Shallenberg
02 About India Rubber 13:55 Read by Kara Shallenberg
03 "Kid" Gloves 11:47 Read by Kara Shallenberg
04 How Rags and Trees become Paper 18:29 Read by Kara Shallenberg
05 How Books are Made 13:33 Read by Kara Shallenberg
06 From Goose Quills to Fountain Pens and Lead Pencils 14:12 Read by Kara Shallenberg
07 The Dishes on Our Tables 12:23 Read by Kara Shallenberg
08 How the Wheels of a Watch go Around 13:01 Read by Kara Shallenberg
09 The Making of Shoes 12:13 Read by Kara Shallenberg
10 In the Cotton Mill 14:46 Read by Kara Shallenberg
11 Silkworms and their Work 14:41 Read by Kara Shallenberg

Reviews

interesting

(4 stars)

very good i like this