ScrapKins: Junk Re-Thunk by Brian Yanish
  

Synopsis

ScrapKins: Junk Re-Thunk by Brian Yanish

Welcome to Scrap City, home of an inventive tribe of creatures called ScrapKins. Using materials that people throw away (empty soda bottles, cans, milk cartons, and cereal boxes) these creatures make new things that are useful and fun - they are the ultimate recyclers. With character profiles of the ScrapKins and instructions to make all kinds of puppets, instruments, and toys out of everyday items, this activity book (also featuring mazes, word scrambles, and comics) fosters creativity and encourages eco-friendliness.

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Underlying lessons relating to science, art, language, and history will spur the imagination and inspire kids to produce their own treasures. . . A great STEM-focused craft book for at-home rainy day fun.

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About the Author

Brian Yanish has worked for Jim Henson Productions, trained as a special effects moldmaker, written and performed comedy, designed educational programs, and developed products for major children's brands. In 2006, he created the ScrapKins, an eco-friendly character property for kids based on his childhood drawings about a group of creatures that live in a recycling center and build their world out of the things people throw away.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
80 pages

Author

Brian Yanish
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Publisher

Henry Holt & Company Inc

Publication date

9th May 2016

ISBN

9781627791335


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