Children (and adults) love them. But what do we know about the history and culture of sweets? Who were the first to manufacture sugar? Which sweets were prized by the ancient Egyptians? How and why did early chemists use sweets? Why did the cost of sweets suddenly drop in the mid-18th century? When was chewing gum invented? How much sugar is in a can of coke?
|Series||Deep End: Levelled Reading|
|Themes||history, person, place|
|Text Type||Explanation, Information, Report|
|Reading Level||Level 27|
|Release Date||November 12, 2007|