The Fab Four: Salt, lemons, vinegar, and baking soda are the all-you-need all-stars of the home. From personal hygiene and grooming to household cleaning and gardening, this powerful quartet has a long and storied history of usefulness that is also utterly modern and of-the-moment--green, cheap, and effective. This comprehensive book of household hints for better living includes: o brief histories and descriptions of all four ingredients o hundreds of kitchen-, laundry-, personal-, household-, outdoor-, and pet-use solutions o a handy housekeeping calendar o quotations and fun facts o educational activities for kids One part science, one part practicality, and a dash of fun, this is the indispensable earth-friendly reference to have on hand in any home. Shea Zukowski is an editor and writer specializing in earth-friendly information and natural living. She lives in Emmaus, Pennsylvania, with her husband and two sons.
Ben Tausig writes freelance puzzles for syndicated alternative weeklies and daily newspapers across the country, including the Chicago Reader, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Onion. He splits his time between New York City, Philadelphia, and Bangkok, Thailand. Visit him online at www.inkwellxwords.com!.
Erik Craddock grew up in Babylon, NY, and graduated from New York's School of Visual Arts. He is an illustrator, animator, and storyboard artist; this is his first book.
Jeffrey Rutzky is a well-known paper folder and the author of two books in the Tear-i-gami series, Jewelgami and Bugagami, and Kirigami, a kit.
Dr. Philippa Gordon is a long-time Brooklyn pediatrician with three children of her own.