By Linda Hager Pack,Pat Banks
From the writer and the illustrator of A is for Appalachia! The Alphabet ebook of Appalachian Heritage comes a stunning new ebook that might pride readers of every age. Appalachian Toys and video games from A to Z celebrates a time while enjoyable was once powered via mind's eye and creativity instead of through batteries and electrical energy. From apple dolls (carefully molded from summer season apples) to whimmydiddles (whirligig toys carved from sticks collected within the forest), teenagers might be encouraged by way of a global of attention-grabbing nineteenth-century actions and toys whereas they find out about Appalachian background and the ABCs. writer Linda Hager Pack interweaves distinctive descriptions of those entertainments with anecdotes, songs, and folktales. Pat Banks's shiny watercolors carry those adored hobbies to life.
This booklet will tell and encourage younger readers and may remind adults of less complicated instances after they performed open air with siblings and acquaintances, making their very own enjoyable. Nostalgic and lavishly illustrated, Appalachian Toys and video games from A to Z is a brilliant learn for someone attracted to the region's wealthy heritage and culture.
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