What would it be like to live in a world without writing?
This series takes readers (Ages 8-12) on a historical journey, examining how people coped in the past and how they developed ingenious ways to make life safer and less unpleasant. Each book features full-color cartoon-style illustrations and hilarious speech bubbles to heighten interest, making the series attractive even to reluctant readers.
It is so integral to our everyday lives that you probably never stop to think. It's all around us, in the text we get from a friend, the homework we have to do after school, and our favorite book that we read at night. Like it or loathe it, writing is essential to how we communicate with each other on a daily basis. But what did people do before we developed the ability to read and write?