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Art History for Kids: The History of Books

November 12, 2012 by  
Filed under Art History


Books have been with us from centuries, we see them every day, but is hard to think that they have a long history themselves. The History of books is as long as the human history.

Did you know that ancient people who live in caves spent a lot of time painting and drawing inside their caves? This was the first form of written communication, this is how the History of Books started.

To learn more, go to the second part of this story, and learn how to make ancient books:

The History of Books, part 2

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How to make a Mixtec Codex

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