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Re: Papermaking for children
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- Subject: Re: Papermaking for children
- From: "Patricia L. Chalmers" <pchalmers@ADMIN.UKINGS.NS.CA>
- Date: Tue, 13 Jul 1999 17:37:16 -0300
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This is a great book for kids: brief sections on how paper is everywhere
in our world; nature's papermakers (wasps); history of writing; how to make
a quill pen; making ink from berries or nutshells; how to make paper; how
paper was made historically; modern commercial processes; forestry for pulp
and paper (good ecological information here); neat things to do with paper
(Cook in it, pop-up-cards, leaf prints, paper marbling...); interesting
paper facts (Why do paper cuts hurt so much?) etc. All illustrated with
In fact it's a fun book for adults too.
The amazing paper book / written by Paulette Bourgeois;
illustrated by Linda Henry.
Toronto : Kids Can Press, 1989.
79 p. : ill.
I bought my copy two years ago. I expect it's still available.
Patricia L. Chalmers
At 10:48 AM 13/07/99 EDT, you wrote:
>To help assist in teaching children I am looking for books about papermaking
>for children. They can either describe the technique or be a story that
>involves papermaking any ideas?
>You can reply to me privately at: