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Magic Books and Paper Toys (E-Z Pop-Ups and Other Paper Playthings to Amaze and Delight)

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This is my second book. It is rare--but I have a few copies.

Everyone loves a good book, but what’s better than one you’ve made by hand? And not just any straightforward book, but simple pop-up books, flip books, magic pamphlets, pop-up maps, and accordions! Esther K Smith, author of How to Make Books, unlocks the secrets of making tricky book forms even if you’ve never worked with paper before.

While some of these 25 projects can be made by middle school children with help, I designed them for adults—the adult who’s a kid at heart! With step-by-step directions and charming illustrations, a few carefully placed cuts and an array of folds and twists almost magically become a colorful, multidimensional book.

My 5th book, MAKING BOOKS WITH KIDS is the one to get for ages 6 - ∞ (and beyond)
https://www.etsy.com/listing/265671040/making-books-with-kids?ref=shop_home_feat_2


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5 out of 5 stars
(69)
Reviewed by renagorlin
5 out of 5 stars
Jan 5, 2018
Extraordinary collection of fantastic letterforms in gorgeous color combinations spelling out found poetry. The absolute embodiment of satisfaction for typography lovers! Signed by author -- an honor to have in my library. Thank you!
Specimens of Chromatic Wood Type: The 1874 Masterpiece of Colorful Typography

Reviewed by Loran Scruggs
5 out of 5 stars
Dec 31, 2017
Wow oh wow, so glad you loved this book and put in the energy to get it remade!
Specimens of Chromatic Wood Type: The 1874 Masterpiece of Colorful Typography

Reviewed by lifeislegos
5 out of 5 stars
May 20, 2017
"Oh my god this book is gorgeous."
That was my immediate thought upon opening this book*, and it gets even better when you examine its details. This thing really did need to be reprinted. It is that beautiful.
Definitely worth it.


*"Whoa—Even prettier in person!" was what I thought for that brief moment of innocence between unpacking and opening it, when I could only see the cover.
Specimens of Chromatic Wood Type: The 1874 Masterpiece of Colorful Typography

Reviewed by Kriskoa
5 out of 5 stars
Apr 10, 2017
Thank you for the inscription and the super quick communication and shipping. My little one was incredibly excited with each project as she was perusing the book.
Making Books With Kids

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Magic Books and Paper Toys (E-Z Pop-Ups and Other Paper Playthings to Amaze and Delight)

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Overview

  • Craft type: Bookbinding
  • Self-published: No
  • Materials: paper, proofed wood type, proofed wood engravings, proofed copper engravings, color photos
  • Feedback: 69 reviews
  • Favorited by: 82 people
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