The Wonderful World of Clothes

Emma Damon
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Packed with vivid detail and illustrations that intrigue and entertain, this book explores the fascinating and diverse world of clothes.

Playful, informative, with every page a visual delight, Emma Damon explores the amazing range of ways in which we dress ourselves, all over the world. Though this book displays a wonderful variety of clothes, it’s not a collection of ‘national costumes’ but picks on themes like hot and cold, sports, leisure, travel and shopping, and delves into hats, headwear, buttons and textile patterns along the way. Full of surprises, humour and careful detail, this is a book of special charm.

  • An information book that inspires the imagination
  • Celebrates the cultural diversity of clothing across the world
  • Includes information on recycling and new technologies

About the Author

Emma Damon is a writer and illustrator who grew up in England but now lives and works in Melbourne, Australia. She has a B.A (Hons) and an M.A in Illustration and is studying for a PhD on cultural dress and identity through illustration and written research. She has worked for museums such as the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco, and the V&A in London.

Emma has created several best-selling children’s books published internationally. These include Lulu and The Birthday Party and The Sherlock Hound series for younger readers, as well as The Frog Princess, in addition to the bestselling All Kinds of… series.