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If I could wave a magic wand and get everyone in the world to make books, I would. Since I can't, I do what I can to make bookmaking easy, accessible, and fun. Here are directions for eight books for you to make and share and a tour of my collection of books from around the world. Visit my blog for lots of ideas on how to use them. If you prefer video tutorials, check out my youtube channel.

Wish Scroll Accordion Book Stick and Elastic Band Book
Step Book Step Book Hot Dog Book
Index Card Accordion Book Who Am I Book Palm Leaf Book


Spanish translations are courtesy of Lourdes V. Pichardo and Laura Mason Zeisler, M.Ed. of Explorations Unlimited.

I met Laura at a workshop and she kindly volunteered to do the translations. You can help too! If you would like to contribute to making these projects available to a wider audience by translating them into your language, please contact Susan.
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