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Flush! : the scoop on poop throughout the ages / by Charise Mericle Harper.

By: Harper, Charise Mericle [author,, illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2007Edition: 1st ed.Description: 25 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9780316010641 ; 0316010642 .Subject(s): Toilets -- History -- Children's nonfiction | Toilets -- Social aspects -- Children's nonfiction | Sanitation -- History -- Children's nonfiction
Contents:
Uses of urine -- Before toilet paper -- First toilets (8000 BC) -- Ancient Romans -- Bad sanitation days -- What is a garderobe? -- How-tos of the chamber pot (France 1300-early1600's) -- First (mechanical) flushing toilet -- King Louis (1650s) -- Paris sewer tour -- Toilets of the world - Toilets in space -- Finally.
Summary: The history of toilets and sanitation presented through rhyming text and colorful illustrations.
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Children's Non Fiction 392.36 HAR (Browse shelf) 1 Available A00522942
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Did you know that a castle's moat was a means of disposing waste material or that KingLouis the XIV and XIII both conducted business while ontheir "special thrones"? Charise Harper uncovers theseand many more fascinating facts about poop in Flush: TheScoop on Poop Throughout the Ages. Fun and easy to readpoems are accompanied by sidebars full of interestinginformation. Charise's zany, eye-catching illustrationswill appeal to all ages, and readers will delight in theattention-getting and disgusting subject: the history ofpoop.

Uses of urine -- Before toilet paper -- First toilets (8000 BC) -- Ancient Romans -- Bad sanitation days -- What is a garderobe? -- How-tos of the chamber pot (France 1300-early1600's) -- First (mechanical) flushing toilet -- King Louis (1650s) -- Paris sewer tour -- Toilets of the world - Toilets in space -- Finally.

The history of toilets and sanitation presented through rhyming text and colorful illustrations.

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