Learn how to play your favorite sport or participate in your favorite activity in this exciting series from Compass Point Books. Each book in the For Fun series features bold, full-color photos, informative text, and all sorts of fun facts about your favorite pastime. A quick reference guide, timeline of important events, instructions on basic skills, biographies of notable people, glossary, and index are included.
Table of Contents
Introduction : lovely light History : from torches to light bulbs Types of candles : all shapes and colors How candles work : fuel and flames Basic materials : wax and wicks Molds and containers : hold everything! Equipment : candle maker's tools Safety : keep it safe Melting wax : solid to liquid Candle project 1 : molded candle Candle project 2 : plant pot candle Candle project 3 : dipped tapers Candle project 4 : colors and scents Candle project 5 : rolled candles Candle project 6 : lanterns Candles around the world : lighting the world Candles in celebrations : celebrating special days Mass production : candle factories Famous candle maker : The Yankee Candle Company Timeline : what happened when? Trivia : fun candle facts.