Makers of Many Things

Eva March TAPPAN (1854 - 1930)

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)

Genre(s): Reference

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 01 Preface and The Little Friction Match Kara Shallenberg
00:08:39
Play 02 02 About India Rubber Kara Shallenberg
00:13:55
Play 03 03 "Kid" Gloves Kara Shallenberg
00:11:47
Play 04 04 How Rags and Trees become Paper Kara Shallenberg
00:18:29
Play 05 05 How Books are Made Kara Shallenberg
00:13:33
Play 06 06 From Goose Quills to Fountain Pens and Lead Pencils Kara Shallenberg
00:14:12
Play 07 07 The Dishes on Our Tables Kara Shallenberg
00:12:23
Play 08 08 How the Wheels of a Watch go Around Kara Shallenberg
00:13:01
Play 09 09 The Making of Shoes Kara Shallenberg
00:12:13
Play 10 10 In the Cotton Mill Kara Shallenberg
00:14:46
Play 11 11 Silkworms and their Work Kara Shallenberg
00:14:41