Things to Make and Doodle by Tony Payne


Things to Make and Doodle by Tony Payne

In Things to Make and Doodle, children are invited to doodle each project with their own designs and then follow the simple, step-by-step instructions to cut out and construct their crafty creations. It allows children to hone their motor skills, while learning how to cut, fold and transform their two-dimensional drawings into three-dimensional keepsakes and gifts. Packed with exciting paper projects to create and keep, this book takes doodling into the third dimension.


An exciting collection of colour-and-cut projects, children will be entertained for hours form the moment they turn the first page! Crafts Beautiful

About the Author

Writing is more fun if you live in interesting places. Jan Payne and husband Tony have lived on a houseboat on the Thames - on an island in Scotland and at the moment in a farmhouse in France. For a while they ran a children's pop-up card company called Payne Family Cards. Tony did all the clever stuff - the designing, the paper engineering and sometimes even the printing - and Jan made the tea. For the last few years they have concentrated on writing stories for children. Simple stories like Plummet and The Hippo-NOT-amus for very young children. Funny stories, like Not Again Annie, for children who are a little bit older. And for children who are almost grown up and don't want to feel left out, Tony is in the middle of writing a fantastical science fiction adventure which is funny and exciting at the same time. Nowadays, Jan still makes the tea - but often helps out with the writing as well. She has just written the World's Best Book. Seriously!

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48 pages
Interest Age: From 6


Tony Payne
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Publication date

15th September 2011



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