The Story of Silk
From Worm Spit to Woven ScarvesBook - 2012
Join author and photographer Richard Sobol as he picks up his camera once more and travels to a small village in Thailand for an in-depth exploration of the story of silk and the labor-intensive process of making it. From nurturing the silkworms to weaving the fabric and photographing the children as they proudly model the finished product, this first-person narrative, illustrated with richly detailed photographs, chronicles the amazing process of creating one of history's most desired textiles.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 36 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 x 26 cm