Dressing Up! 50 Step-by-step Amazing Outfits to Make and Faces to Paint by Petra Boase, Bettina Graham
  

Dressing Up! 50 Step-by-step Amazing Outfits to Make and Faces to Paint

Written by Petra Boase, Bettina Graham
Illustrated by

RRP £7.99

Synopsis

Dressing Up! 50 Step-by-step Amazing Outfits to Make and Faces to Paint by Petra Boase, Bettina Graham

This title features easy-to-make, effective costumes and fantastic disguises using everyday materials. It includes animals galore: a bumble bee, a cat, a lion and a tiger, a monkey, a mouse, a panda, a rabbit, a spotted dog and many more. It includes fun fantasy figures, such as a clown, a fairy, a pirate, a genie, a space-age astronaut and robot - or you can take on a new secret identity as a super hero or heroine! There are plenty of ghouls, ghosts and monsters, too, including a wicked witch, an Egyptian mummy, a mad Martian, a sinister skeleton, and a villainous vampire. All the projects are easy to follow, with step-by-step photographs and safety hints throughout. It offers ideas for all children aged 7 to 12, either to make themselves or with adult supervision. Kids love dressing up and creating fantastic disguises. Face painting is always popular, too, whether it's for a party, a play, or just for fun. This ingenious book contains 50 ideas for creating costumes at home, with expert instruction for wonderful face-painting designs that will completely transform the wearer. The projects include cute animals, fabulous fantasy figures, and creepy characters for the most terrifically horrific halloween ever. The costumes are simple to make, and don't involve any special materials. Many of them can be made by adapting old clothes, or by recycling materials such as boxes, foil or paper. These and the wonderful make-up techniques are all clearly illustrated in 400 step-by-step photographs to guide you through every stage - so start collecting, gluing, stitching and painting for hours of dressing-up fun!

About the Author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
96 pages

Author

Petra Boase, Bettina Graham
More books by Petra Boase, Bettina Graham

Publisher

Armadillo Books an imprint of Anness Publishing

Publication date

13th February 2014

ISBN

9781843229148


It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools