Where Did My Clothes Come From?

Where Did My Clothes Come From?

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Did you know that the cotton for your jeans was picked from a bush? How did the colorful wool in your sweater get from a sheep's back to a ball of yarn? Where did your soccer uniform, your rain boots, and your fleece jacket come from? And what does recycling plastic bottles have to do with anything? This book introduces young readers to the processes involved in producing the materials used in clothing and turning them into such garments as cotton jeans, a silk dress, and rubber boots.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015
Edition: First U.S. edition, Reinforced trade edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780763677503
0763677507
Branch Call Number: CJ 677 B9826W 2015
Characteristics: 29 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm

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Gabi_Dubh May 05, 2016

Did you know that it takes about 12 recycled plastic bottles to make a small fleece jacket? Curious children will find out how the fabrics they wear everyday are made. From their denim trousers and warm sweater to their soccer uniform and rain boots.

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