A sequel to Encyclopedia of Ordinary Things, which appeared in Wall Street Journal review. We live in our houses, cook in our kitchens, relax in our living rooms. But how did people live before the invention of the bathroom? What was the bedroom like in ancient times? Did our ancestors use wallpaper? How was prehistoric laundry done, and when did people first cook on a real stove? Inquisitive readers large and small will find reliable answers to these questions and many more in this very book, so pull back the curtain on the history of the ordinary house and the things inside it.
About the Author
Stepanka Sekaninova used to work as a TV reporter and in the production of children's programs. Now she is a writer and a editor-in-chief, living in the Czech Republic.Eva Chupikova, a Czech author and illustrator, focuses on bringing history and culture to life for children. She has been nominated several times for the prestigious Czech IBBY Golden Ribbon Award.