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A companion volume to Churchill's generally more satisfying Quick and Easy Paper Toys (Sterling, 1988). Through many line drawings and text, he provides instructions for making bridges, boats, a paper town, castles, forts, and a stadium. Craft enthusiasts will find these building designs useful for class assignments; however, they may need considerable adult assistance in constructing them. Churchill provides no completed view of the projects, but immediately starts off giving directions. This omission makes it impossible to visualize the finished buildings and is a serious drawback. In the first, easy project, a ``quick cottage,'' this drawback is a nuisance. In the medieval castle and modern stadium, the missing overview is daunting. Experimenting with materials and sizes is encouraged, but little practical help in scaling buildings up or down is offered. Measurement is in inches; a metric equivalency chart is included. The book will be useful in collections that have no other books to offer patient and experienced paper crafters. --Anna Biagioni Hart, Sherwood Regional Library, Alexandria, VA
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780806957739
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/1/1990
  • Pages: 126

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