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The history of string figures shows them to be an important accompaniment to stories and chants in many cultures, especially in Pacific Rim countries. A Loop of String? carries on this tradition, providing stories that accompany directions for making string figures. In addition, Stotter includes string stunts and tricks that have been passed on in the oral tradition for hundreds of years. This how-to book for all ages is a valuable contribution to the folk art of making string figures and will be cherished by teachers, librarians, storytellers, summer camp counselors and, of course, children. It also contains many original string stories. A loop of string is easy to travel with, affordable, and provides hours of creativity and fun.

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ISBN:
9781587901706
Author:
Stotter, Ruth
Publisher:
Regent Press
Illustrator:
Coffey, Kevin
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Storytelling
Subject:
Folkcrafts
Subject:
Games
Subject:
GAMES / Magic
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
104
Dimensions:
9.90x6.90x.40 in. .60 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The history of string figures shows them to be an important accompaniment to stories and chants in many cultures, especially in Pacific Rim countries. A Loop of String? carries on this tradition, providing stories that accompany directions for making string figures. In addition, Stotter includes string stunts and tricks that have been passed on in the oral tradition for hundreds of years. This how-to book for all ages is a valuable contribution to the folk art of making string figures and will be cherished by teachers, librarians, storytellers, summer camp counselors and, of course, children. It also contains many original string stories. A loop of string is easy to travel with, affordable, and provides hours of creativity and fun.
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