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Overview

Paul Johnson has produced an approach to literacy development that is both astonishingly original and powerfully stimulating. Using simple, easy-to-follow instructions, supported throughout with clear diagrams and examples of children's work, he demonstrates how scores of different book forms can be made from a single sheet of paper. Moreover, all that is required to produce most of the fifty-odd book forms and variations described here in detail are paper, pens, and a pair of scissors.

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“Teachers of all grade levels and all subject areas will be inspired.”–Kansas Journal of Reading
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780435087661
  • Publisher: Heinemann
  • Publication date: 1/1/1993
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 164
  • Age range: 5 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Book Beginnings

The Book Puzzle

The Two Literacies

The Psychology of the Fold

The Concertina Explicated

The Concertina Expanded

The Extended Concertina

The Origami Continuum

Origami Themes and Variations

Origami Pop-Up Book

Making Books Work

Paper Technology -- Who Does What

What Size Paper to Use

Paper -- The Ground Words Walk On

Using Art Materials

The Book Arts and the Computer Sciences

Organizing Book Art Projects

Evaluating Book Art Projects

Becoming a Book Artist Yourself

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