"[A] handsomely designed cornucopia of ideas...This is more than just a craft book."-- Booklist "It's full of ideas not easily found elsewhere."-- School Library Journal On paper, plastic, or cloth, and decorated with stamps, stencils, and markers: here's the way kids can get their work into print. Every… More »
"[A] handsomely designed cornucopia of ideas...This is more than just a craft book."-- Booklist "It's full of ideas not easily found elsewhere."-- School Library Journal On paper, plastic, or cloth, and decorated with stamps, stencils, and markers: here's the way kids can get their work into print. Every lively page, bursting with boxed tips, color photos, and drawings, turns the publishing process into an adventure. Unique projects display dozens of creative ways to showcase words--books and beyond. Write your thoughts on a memory frame around a photograph. Turn a jewel of a poem into a charm bracelet: copy it onto shrinkable plastic, cut the words into cool shapes, and stick them in the oven to harden. Plus: amazing writing secrets, advice on making design decisions, inside info on famous authors, comments from real kids about how they get ideas, and more.« Less
Amazing writing secrets revealed here
The projects: Memory frame
Signature edition bound book
The incredible, shrinkable charm bracelet poem
Calendar of words
Book on tape
"Eat your words"
What writers write
Rock & wire poetry holders
Reading in the rain
Start your own newsletter
Put on a play
How cool haiku T-shirt
Nuts and bolts
Start a writer's group or workshop
Plastic pocket doorway curtain
Photo transfer book
Cool places to send your writing
Introduction -- Amazing writing secrets revealed here -- Design decisions -- The projects: Memory frame -- Signature edition bound book -- The incredible, shrinkable charm bracelet poem -- Binding solutions -- Altered book -- Calendar of words -- Accordion book -- Literary luminary -- Book on tape -- Magnetic words -- Mood mobile -- "Eat your words" -- What writers write -- Mini-book necklace -- Rock & wire poetry holders -- Scroll it -- Reading in the rain -- Poetry lightbox -- Stepping stones -- Newspaper notes -- Family newspaper -- Start your own newsletter -- Put on a play -- Tryptych collage -- How cool haiku T-shirt -- Aluminum lit -- Pop-up book -- Nuts and bolts -- Start a writer's group or workshop -- Envelope book -- Simply a-maze-ing -- Postcard art -- Strange mail -- Plastic pocket doorway curtain -- Accordion folder -- Photo transfer book -- Getting published -- Cool places to send your writing
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