Thursday, April 23, 2009

Old Red Shoe on ScrippsNews

What Can You Do with an Old Red Shoe? has made it onto another Earth Day books round-up, hurray!

"For younger children, look for "What Can You Do With An Old Red Shoe?" (Henry Holt, $16.95). Author-illustrator Anna Alter offers a dozen craft projects using recycled materials; a flip-flop becomes an art stamp, a T-shirt is transformed into a pillow. Alter's directions are easy to follow, and her illustrations are charming. While these are kid-friendly projects, Alter also carefully notes when adult assistance is needed. (Ages 6-10.)"

Read the full article here.

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