The Story of Silk: From Worm Spit to Woven Scarves (Hardcover)
From Worm Spit to Woven Scarves
Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763641658, 36pp.
Publication Date: September 25, 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.
About the Author
"Though my fashion choices usually center around denim, I was intrigued by the process of silk-making. I was fascinated when I learned that some of the world s most expensive clothing comes from a worm!" " Richard Sobol ""
Praise For The Story of Silk: From Worm Spit to Woven Scarves…
Readers will be surprised and entranced by the origins of this ubiquitous fabric.