One of the first series of books for kids 7 to 12 that provides a fun, educational introduction to Asian culture and art. Kids learn to build Asian kites, fold Origami, appreciate the ancient art of flower arranging, or write and illustrate haiku. Color illustrations and photography are included in each book.
Asian Kites — Fun to build and exciting to fly, kite making is a unique craft. Choose from 15 different kites from countries all across Asia. Projects include a butterfly kite from China, an Octopus kite from Japan, a mini kite from Malaysia, a Cobra from Thailand, and a shield kite from Korea, to name a few!
Author — Wayne Hosking.
Haiku — The world’s shortest poetry form is a fun and simple way for kids to share their discoveries about the world. Haiku is a perfect multidisciplinary bridge between creative writing and art. Step-by-step projects and hints guide the reader.
Author — Patricia Donegan.
Ikebana — The ancient Japanese art of flower arranging has never been easier, or more fun. This colorful, easy-to-follow guide walks you through 10 different Ikebana projects.
Author — Shozo Sato.
Origami — Create secret boxes, good-luck animals, and paper charms with this ancient Japanese paper folding art. In just a few simple steps you’ll swim with Koi and fly with Cranes. Use any type of paper, including Origami.
Author — Michael Lafosse.
Hardcover with dust jacket. 64 pages.
9¼" × 9¼".