Synopses & Reviews
This charming book shows you how to have fun with a pastime that has delighted children and adults for generations: making shadow pictures on the wall with your hands and fingers.
Selected from the pages of two clever 19th-century picture books, 28 hand-shadow illustrations demonstrate how to create marvelous images of a goose, deer (with antlers), birds, a bunny, a dog, an elephant, a tortoise, and a host of other familiar creatures. For extra enjoyment, the illustrations are accompanied by lively, often hilarious verses by Frank Jacobs, whose zany humor and wacky parodies have appeared in numerous publications.
With this book and a bit of practice , you'll soon be delighting friends and relatives with an entertaining performance of shadow art.
Clear visual instructions for creating 28 delightful images from a popular 19th-century picture book: goose, deer (with antlers), birds, bunny, dog, elephant, tortoise, and other engaging creatures.
Visual instructions for 28 delightful images: goose, deer, birds, bunny, elephant, more.
Visual instructions for creating 28 delightful images: goose, deer, birds, bunny, elephant, more. Hilarious snippets of verse accompany each charming figure.