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The Story of Silk

From Worm Spit to Woven Scarves
Sobol, Richard (Book - 2012)
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Join author and photographer Richard Sobol as he picks up his camera once more and travels to a small village in Thailand for an in-depth exploration of the story of silk and the labor-intensive process of making it. From nurturing the silkworms to weaving the fabric and photographing the children as they proudly model the finished product, this first-person narrative, illustrated with richly detailed photographs, chronicles the amazing process of creating one of history's most desired textiles.
Authors: Sobol, Richard
Title: The story of silk
from worm spit to woven scarves
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 36 p. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,24 x 26 cm
Notes: Maps on lining papers
Summary: Join author and photographer Richard Sobol as he picks up his camera once more and travels to a small village in Thailand for an in-depth exploration of the story of silk and the labor-intensive process of making it. From nurturing the silkworms to weaving the fabric and photographing the children as they proudly model the finished product, this first-person narrative, illustrated with richly detailed photographs, chronicles the amazing process of creating one of history's most desired textiles.
ISBN: 0763641650
9780763641658
Statement of Responsibility: Richard Sobol
Subject Headings: Silkworms Juvenile literature Silk Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Silkworms
Silk
LCCN: 2012942294
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