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Magic Books & Paper Toys: Flip Books, E-Z Pop-Ups & Other Paper Playthings to Amaze & Delight

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Everyone loves a good book, but whats better than one youve made by hand? And not just any straightforward book, but simple pop-up books, flip books, magic pamphlets, pop-up maps, and accordions! Esther K. Smith, author of How to Make Books, unlocks the secrets of making tricky book forms even if youve never worked with paper before.

While some of these 25 projects can be made by kids with a little help from mom or dad, all are designed with the adult in mind—the adult whos a kid at heart! With step-by-step directions and charming illustrations, a few carefully placed cuts and an array of folds and twists almost magically become a colorful, multidimensional book.

Synopsis:

In her follow-up to "How to Make Books," Smith gives paper lovers 25 projects for fun and whimsical toys and books that flap, flip, pop up, and unfold. 50 full-color photos; 100 full-color illustrations.

About the Author

ESTHER K. SMITH, author of How to Make Books, collaborates with typographer Dikko Faust and other artists and writers at Purgatory Pie Press in New York City. Their handmade books have been exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Londons Victoria & Albert Museum. Their artist books are housed in many rare book collections including the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum, and the National Gallery of Art. Smith teaches throughout the United States, Canada, and England, and every term at Cooper Union in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307407092
Author:
Smith, Esther K
Publisher:
Potter Craft
Photographer:
Sims, Amy Kalyn
Illustrator:
Zanis, Liz
Author:
Smith, Esther K.
Subject:
Papercrafts
Subject:
Handicraft
Subject:
Book design
Subject:
Paper toy making.
Subject:
Crafts-Paper Craft
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20081131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
50 4-C PHOTOS; 100 4-C ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.46x7.50x.48 in. .81 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In her follow-up to "How to Make Books," Smith gives paper lovers 25 projects for fun and whimsical toys and books that flap, flip, pop up, and unfold. 50 full-color photos; 100 full-color illustrations.
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