The Wonderful World of Clothes

By Emma Damon

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

See what children wear in Siberia, in the Sahara desert or at the Vietnamese Moon Festival...

Learn how to wear a sari or kimono...

Find out about the special clothes worn by astronauts, firemen and deep-sea divers, and see amazing hats, shoes and jewellery from all around the world.

Then look to the future, with recycling, 3D printers and space-age fabrics.

Come and explore the wonderful world of clothes - and be inspired to design your own!




Age 6+

Feb 7, 2019





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"An in-depth, inventive look at how we dress all over the world, profiling a huge variety of clothes, celebrating cultural diversity and exploring technology and recycling. Wittily illustrated by Damon herself, there’s little like it on the market."

Fiona Noble - The Bookseller


"With bright, personable illustrations, and an eclectic gathering of information, this is a unique and quirky book. Highly recommended."

Minerva Reads


"A fascinating overview that also encourages a look into the culture of various countries, with a huge variety of clothes included and it inevitably leads to questions about why people dress as they do, encouraging children to delve further. The detailed illustrations show detail of the areas as well as the clothes, giving a good cultural insight."

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Emma Damon

Author and Illustrator

Emma Damon gained first-class Honours BA and MA in illustration at Manchester Metropolitan University and has written numerous books for younger children. Her current project is a companion book to The Wonderful World of Clothes, on the vital topic of Food. Emma lives in Melbourne, Australia.


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