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The Usborne Book of Art Projects

The Usborne Book of Art Projects

Fall 2004 Doing & Learning
Ages: 10 - 16 yrs.
Author: Fiona Watt
Illustrator: Antonia Miller
Illustrator: Non Figg
Publisher: EDC Publishing
ISBN: 0-7945-0657-7
Hardcover Price: $18.95
A clear format and vivid color photos illustrate step-by-step directions for 43 attractive crafts. The projects include: collages, bread art, paper sculpture, scratch painting, pastels and pencil drawings.

The introduction lists the inexpensive, easy-to-obtain material necessary to complete the projects that require patience and a reading level of 4th to 6th grade. The majority of crafts will appeal to girls although there a few that will interest both genders.

The variety of projects offered make this book a worthy purchase for a family or libraries and schools with craft sections.

Eileen Kuhl   ©2004 Parents' Choice

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