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DetailsThis charming book shows you how to have fun with a pastime that has delighted children and adults for generations: making shadow pictures on the wall with your hands and fingers.Selected from the pages of two clever 19th-century picture books, 28 hand-shadow illustrations demonstrate how to create marvelous images of a goose, deer (with antlers), birds, a bunny, a dog, an elephant, a tortoise, and a host of other familiar creatures.For extra enjoyment, the illustrations are accompanied by lively, often hilarious verses by Frank Jacobs, whose zany humor and wacky parodies have appeared in numerous publications. With this book and a bit of practice, you'll soon be delighting friends and relatives with an entertaining performance of shadow art.ABOUT THE AUTHOR : Frank Jacobs is an American author of satires, known primarily for his work in Mad, to which he has contributed since 1957. Jacobs has written a wide variety of lampoons and spoof, but he is best known as a versifier who contributes parodies of famous song lyrics and poems. In 2009, Jacobs described himself as "the least-known writer of hysterical light verse in the United States. acobs wrote 13 paperback books under the Mad imprint, including Mad for Better or Verse, a collection of poetry parodies, as well as the biography The Mad World of William M. Gaines. Henry Bursill: Was a London Sculptor who was better known for his writings on hand sculpture, popularised by Dover. Bursill exhibited his works at the Royal Academy between 1855 and 1870, the year of his death.
SKU Code PRK B 3130 Weight in Kg 0.0200 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780486291765 Author Name Frank Jacobs and Henry Bursill Publisher Name DOVER PUBLICATIONS