Purchase here Children everywhere will welcome this new edition of a classic activity book - as will their teachers and parents (especially those seeking to simplify). A "best of" compilation of two volumes, it is a unique, affordable, and child-sized handbook that doesn't talk down to anyone. In fact, it is mostly pictures drawn in a simple and elegant style clear enough for anyone to follow, whether or not they read (though some projects, like paper making or batik, ask for adult supervision). Thirty years later, author Ann Sayre Wiseman says "I still meet people who say 'Making Things was . . .
More about Build Your Own Earth Oven: purchase This brand new, completely re-written edition features: revised text: updated, expanded, and completely re-organized so as to simplify the making of a super-insulated design that holds heat longer and burns less fuel; as well as a simplified, 4-step recipe for making really good (wholegrain) sourdough bread - written by Hannah Field, a former professional baker who has worked in wood fired and organic bakeries on both sides of the Atlantic (also the author's wife). Also: a foreword by Alan Scott, grandfather of wood-fired ovens . . .