From the Good Mountain

How Gutenburg Changed the World

By Rumford, James

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978-1-59643-354-1
Publisher
Roaring Brook/Flash Point/Neal Porter


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on September 1, 2012  |  Nonfiction

Gr 5-8–While technically a biography, this beautifully illustrated title is also a history of the early printed book. Using a series of riddles, Rumford explains and illustrates the materials and process Gutenberg used to create the first printed book. By describing the creation of each material used (paper, ink, colored pigments, leather, metal type, etc.), he shows just how much work went into the earliest printed books. The author packs in a great deal of information regarding bookmaking, illum...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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