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Chamberlin, Ethel Clere
Shoes and ships and sealing wax / story by Ethel Clere Chamberlin ; pictures by Janet Laura Scott
Akron, OH : Saalfield Pub. Co., c1928
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 Juvenile Historic/1st Flr/ Check out to UM-D students, faculty & staff  jT.Cham2S3 1928    AVAILABLE
Gosling Gift Bookplate
Subject(s) Inventions -- History -- Juvenile literature
Grandfathers -- Juvenile literature
Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile literature
Short stories -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 123 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Contents The story of the Fram -- Penguins -- Tipping the hat -- About thimbles -- Pianos -- Newspapers -- The oldest writing -- The printing press -- Automobiles -- In God We Trust -- The White Horse in Berkshire -- The story of rubber -- The Erie Canal -- The first Sunday school -- The lighthouse -- Uncle Sam -- About blotters -- The Atlantic Cable -- About shoes -- About spoons -- Submarines -- Steamboats -- About typewriters -- The first sleeping car -- About airplanes -- About pins -- The Peace Bridge -- About window panes -- From pine knots to electric lights -- How the beavers saved a town -- Sealing wax -- About totem poles -- Hiawatha, maker of the wampum
NOTE Gift from William A. Gosling, 2011
Summary While Bobby and his grandfather are building a model boat, Sue is reading the poem by Lewis Carroll, "...Of shoes and ships and sealing wax...." and grandfather just happens to know about all those things, plus a many more true stories for children

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