[DWJ] Books to avoid
janamouse at hotmail.com
Thu Sep 6 09:53:36 EDT 2007
> >BORING BOOKS FOR CHILDREN
Both lists were amusing. I must confess, though, I'd quite like to read some
of those! "Staring at your shoes and other games" and "Sally finds a stick"
just have a something about them.
>There actually is quite an interesting book about paper clips; [...]
> "Six Million Paper Clips", is the name of the book:
That does sound fascinating.
The Evolution Of Everyday Things by Henry Petroski (good book) has a whole
section on the paperclip, which was pretty interesting as well. And in a
world where books about varied types of barbed wire and concrete roof tiles
have been printed for collectors,  who's to say there isn't a Big Book Of
Paperclips out there to delight the heart of the geeky collector child?
 As documented in Fish Who Answer The Telephone, the compendium of odd
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