Books contain countless tales but what if Book told its own story? From clay tablets to e-readers, here is a quirky, kid-friendly look at the book. Books are one of humankind s greatest forms of expression, and w Book, in a witty, idiosyncratic voice, tells us the inside story. A wonderfully eccentric character with strong opinions and a poetic turn of phrase, Book tells of a journey from papyrus scrolls to medieval manuscripts to printed paper and beyond pondering, along the way, many bookish things, including the evolution of the alphabet, the library (kwn to Egyptians as the healing place of the soul ), and even book burning. Book is a captivating work of nfiction by one of England's leading poets.