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I did not receive many responses to my TARGET, but one person reminded me to
try asking the fine folks over on the Book_Arts-L listserv for
recommendations.  Several responses from that list recommend the site by Susan
Kapuscinski Gaylord  One person recommended the
following books:
1. How to Make Books with Children by Joy Evans and Jo Ellen Moore, 1985, Vol.
1, for grades 1-6, publ. Evan-Moor Corp, 18 Lower Ragsdale Drive, Monterey, CA
phone: 1-800 777-4362. This book gives ideas and step-by -step instructions on
how to put them together and gives ideas on story writing.
2. By the same authors as #1 - Making Big Books with Children, for Level K-2,
1989. The size of this book is 11 x 17 closed, and shapes can be cut out and
stories can be written on them.
3. How a Book is Made- written and illustrated by Aliki, Harper and Row
Publ.1986. This a children's story book that goes through all the steps of
writing, illustrating and commercial printing and bionding of a book. I have
also done quite a number of book arts workshops for K-12 age groups, from
teaching pop-up books to simple pamphlet books, to papermaking.

I also had a request to post my resources to the list.  Hopefully some of you
will find these interesting/helpful.

Book as Art: How-To
Banister, Manly.  The Craft of Bookbinding.  New York: Sterling, 1975.
Reprint, New York: Dover, 1993.

Carroll, Jeri. My Very First Books to Make and Read: Little Books Designed as
a First Reading Experience for Young Children. Carthage, IL: Good Apple, 1990.

Diehn, Gwen. Making Books That Fly, Fold, Wrap, Hide, Pop Up, Twist, and Turn.
NY: Random House, 1998.

Doggett, Sue. Bookworks: Books, Memory and Photo Albums, Journals, and Diaries
Made by Hand. Watson-Guptill Publications, 1998.

Fox, Gabrielle. The Essential Guide to Making Handmade Books. North Light
Books, 2000.

Hunter, Dard. Papermaking in the Classroom. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books,
1991. (reprint)

Ikegami, Kôjirô.  Japanese Bookbinding: Instructions from a Master Craftsman.
Translated by Deborah Kinzer. Adapted by Barbara B. Stephan.  8th ed.
Trumbull, Connecticut: Weatherhill, 2000.

LaPlantz, Shereen.  The Art & Craft of Handmade Books.  New York: Lark Books,

LaPlantz, Shereen. Cover to Cover: Creative Techniques for Making Beautiful
Books, Journals, and Albums. New York: Sterling Publishing, 1998.

Lewis, A.W. Basic Bookbinding.  New York: Dover, 1957.

Reimer-Epp, Heidi and Mary Reimer.  The Encyclopedia of Papermaking &
Bookbinding. Philadelphia: Running Press, 2002.

Reimer, Mary and Heidi Reimer-Epp. 300 Papermaking Recipes. Bothell, WA:
Martingale, 2000.

Thomas, Peter and Donna. More Making Books by Hand: Exploring Miniature Books,
Alternative Structures, and Found Objects. Quarry Books, 2004.

Drewes, Jeanne. “Concertina Book Instructions.”

Fleming, Denise. (papermaking, pulp painting)

Gaylord, Susan Kapuscinski. “Making Books with Children.”

Verheyen, Peter D. Book Arts Web.

Nash, Catherine. Classroom Papermaking Videorecording: Handmade Papers from
Recycled and Plant Fibers. Tuscon, AZ: C. Nash, 2003. (VHS)

Nash, Catherine. Classroom Papermaking Videorecording II: Advanced Techniques
and Special Projects. Tuscon, AZ: C. Nash, 2003. (VHS)

History (development of the book and book as art through history)
Brookfield, Karen. Book. Doring-Kindersley, 2000.

Duncan, Alastair and Georges De Bartha.  Art Nouveau and Art Deco Bookbinding:
French Masterpieces 1880-1940. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1989.

Frost, Gary. “Historical Bindings Teaching Set.”$581

Lewis, Roy Harley.  Fine Bookbinding in the Twentieth Century.  New York:
Arco, 1985.

Marks, P. J. M. The British Library Guide to Bookbinding: History and
Techniques. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998.

“4000 Years of Miniature Books.” at Lilly Library at Indiana University.

British Library. “Database of Bookbindings.”

British Library. “International Dunhuang Project Bookbinding Pages.” 1999.

British Library. “Turning the Pages.”

Cornell University Library. “Paper, Leather, Clay, and Stone: The Written Word

“Judging a Book by Its Cover: Gold-Stamped Publishers’ Bindings of the 19th
century.” Exhibition at Kempner Gallery

Knops, Cor. “Book History Chronology.” Book Information Website.

Philadelphia Museum of Art. “Leaves of Gold: Treasures of Manuscript
Illumination from Philadelphia Collections.” Developed with the Philadelphia
Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries. 2002.

Princeton University Library. “Unseen Hands: Women Printers, Binders and Book
Designers.” 2003.

National Library of Scotland. “Scottish Decorative Bookbinding: Digital

Roberts, Matt. T. and Don Etherington. Bookbinding and the Conservation of
Books: A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology.

Special Collections, James E. Walker Library. “Bound by Tradition: Conventions
of Bookbinding in Nineteenth-Century Tennessee.”  Middle Tennessee State

University of Iowa Libraries. “Bookbinding Model Collection.” 2002.

University of North Texas Libraries. “Pop-Up and Movable Books: A Tour Through
Their History from the Nineteenth Century to the Present.”

Yale University Library. “Islamic Books and Bookbinding.” Near East
Collection. 2002.

Barton, Carol. Popular Kinetics Press.

Center for Book Arts.

Guild of Book Workers.

Minsky, Richard. “Colophon Page.”

Page Two, Inc. “Current Listings.” Book Arts Directory.

Smithsonian American Art Museum. Elihu Vedder’s Drawings for the Rubaiyat of
Omar Khayyam.

Society of Bookbinders.

Verheyen, Peter. “Central New York Book Arts: Traditional to Innovative.”

Wellesley College Library. “Women  in the Book Arts: A Selection.”

Paper Science
Robert C. Williams American Museum of Papermaking. Teachers’ Guide.

White, Laurence B. Investigating Science with Paper. Reading, MA:
Addison-Wesley, 1970.

American Academy of Bookbinding.

Arrowmont School for Arts and Crafts.

Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild.

John C. Campbell Folk School.

Middle Tennessee State University. “Book Arts Program.”

Penland School of Crafts.

University of Alabama. “MFA in the Book Arts Program.”

University of Iowa Center for the Book.

University of Virginia. “Rare Book School.”

Related Fiction
Cheng, Andrea. Anna the Bookbinder. Illustrated by Ted Rand. Walker & Co,

Funke, Cornelia. Inkheart. Translated by Anthea Bell. NY: Scholastic, 2003.

Robertson, Bruce. Marguerite Makes a Book. Illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt. J.
Paul Getty Trust Publications, 1999.

Amy Self
School of Information Sciences
University of Tennessee--Knoxville

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