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Emma Damon
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The Wonderful World of Clothes

Emma Damon



Children's & Educational;
Art: general interest (Children's&YA);
People & places (Children's&YA);
Practical interests (Children's&YA)


40 pages

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See what children wear in Siberia, in the Sahara desert or at the Vietnamese Moon Festival...

Learn how to wear a sari or kimono...

Find out about the special clothes worn by astronauts, firemen and deep-sea divers, and see amazing hats, shoes and jewellery from all around the world.

Then look to the future, with recycling, 3D printers and space-age fabrics.

Come and explore the wonderful world of clothes - and be inspired to design your own!

By:   Emma Damon
Imprint:   OTTER BARRY
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 300mm,  Width: 220mm, 
ISBN:   9781910959176
ISBN 10:   1910959170
Pages:   40
Publication Date:   April 2019
Recommended Age:   From 6 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

EMMA DAMON is a writer and illustrator who grew up in England but now lives and works in Melbourne, Australia. She has a B.A (Hons) and an M.A in Illustration and is studying for a PhD on cultural dress and identity through illustration and written research. She has worked for museums such as the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco, and the V&A in London. She illustrated Lulu and The Birthday Party and The Sherlock Hound series for younger readers, as well as The Frog Princess, in addition to the bestselling All Kinds of... series.

An in-depth, inventive look at how we dress all over the world, profiling a huge variety of clothes, celebrating cultural diversity and exploring technology and recycling. Wittily illustrated by Damon herself, there's little like it on the market. -- Fiona Noble * The Bookseller *

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