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Perfect Parties (Handy Crafts)

Gillian Souter · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

Grade 2-5-These books get high marks for their simplicity and practicality. Both have pages bursting with energy and color. Each spread includes a boxed list of materials and distinctly numbered directions. Colorful drawings and clear photos leave little doubt about how to complete...
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Jewish Holiday Craft Book,The

Kathy Ross · Millbrook Press
Pages: 96
Format: Library Binding

It would be a pity if the title of this well-designed, useful book restricted its sale to Jewish families. Aside from the value of using fun activities to impart to non-Jewish kids a little knowledge about Jewish culture, these fun, easy-to-assemble crafts would be engaging for any child...
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Nature Crafts With a Microwave

Dawn Cusick · Lark Books
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Provides guidelines on making craft projects from natural materials that have been dried in the microwave. The text also includes information on glue guns, floral wire, foams and other helpful tools.
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LEGO Micro Cities: Build Your Own Mini Metropolis!

Jeff Friesen · No Starch Press
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

A collection of stunning photography and building instructions for 10 tiny cities built completely out of LEGO. The designs are amazing and the photos are striking -- but more importantly, readers get the building instructions they need to recreate their own micro cities.LEGO Micro Cities...
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The Art of LEGO Design: Creative Ways to Build Amazing Models

Jordan Schwartz · No Starch Press
Pages: 267
Format: Paperback

The most impressive LEGO models often take careful planning (and lots of pieces) , but with some inspiration, a little imagination, and a number of tried-and-true techniques, you too can turn bricks into a masterpiece. In The Art of LEGO® Design, author Jordan Schwartz explores LEGO as an artistic...
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You are beautiful

Todd Snow · Maren Green
Format: Book

Illustrates that children are beautiful--both inside and outside--all the time, even when covered in dirt, wearing mismatched clothes, or crying.
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Flip & Fuse Quilts: 12 Fun Projects - Easy Foolproof Technique - Transform Your Appliqué!

Marcia Harmening · C&T Publishing
Format: Print book

Say goodbye to tedious hand stitching and scruffy raw-edge appliqué with the incredible Flip & Fuse method! Sew 12 complex-looking quilts with precision, sharp lines, and easy curves. Save time and hassle with this utterly foolproof trick for turned-edge appliqué. Bold, geometric...
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Artful Halloween: 31 Frightfully Elegant Projects

Susan Wasinger · Lark Crafts; Original edition
Format: Paperback

These 30+ costume, pumpkin, and home-decorating ideas are not just beautiful--they are scary beautiful. From unique pumpkin decorations to a “blood”-splashed dinner-party centerpiece to a Yard Specter made from two poles, a string of lights, and torn, draped fabric, these creepy...
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