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Hand Shadows and More Hand Shadows
     

Hand Shadows and More Hand Shadows

by Henry Bursill, Dover Publications
 

Creating hand shadows on a wall is a pastime that has entertained young and old alike for generations. Now the art of hand shadows is made easy in this volume, a combination of two wonderful Victorian novelty books.
By following the clear visual instructions (a full-page illustration of each subject shows both the shadow and the hand position that forms it),

Overview

Creating hand shadows on a wall is a pastime that has entertained young and old alike for generations. Now the art of hand shadows is made easy in this volume, a combination of two wonderful Victorian novelty books.
By following the clear visual instructions (a full-page illustration of each subject shows both the shadow and the hand position that forms it), shadow shapers will be able to make a bird take flight, a duck quack, Toby the dog wag his tail, and more. With a little patience and practice, anyone can learn to make these and 30 additional figures, including a deer, camel, bunny, bull’s head, Shakespeare, grandpa, an elephant, and more. Soon you’ll be able to invent your own designs.
Parents, teachers, and older brothers and sisters can use this book to amuse youngsters or themselves. The distinctly Victorian flavor adds considerable period charm to this collection of shadow figures. Browsers and children at heart will especially enjoy leafing through the pages of this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486295138
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
01/23/1997
Series:
Dover Children's Activity Books Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
905,164
Product dimensions:
6.53(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.18(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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