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The Cat's Cradle

And 8 Other Fantastic String Games (Book Includes String, Family Crafts and Games, Activity Book for Kids, Gifts for Kids, Games for Children, Fun Reading)

Published by Applesauce Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Learn the Cat’s Cradle, one of history’s most popular children’s games, with this easy-to-follow activity book perfect for unplugged fun at home, on the road, or wherever you go.

Though we don’t know which culture began playing string games — or when — we do know that the Cat’s Cradle, and other games, probably began in primitive times. Cat’s Cradle was first acknowledged in the 1700s and, since 1888, over 2,000 patterns have been recorded. The Cat's Cradle: And 8 Other Fantastic String Games features:

- One extra-long continuous cat’s cradle string, perfect for up to four players. 
- Eight classic string games like Cat’s Cradle and Hand Catch, as well as string figures such as Witch’s Broom, Parachute, and more. 
- Easy-to-follow instructions and pictures for every trick, twist, and tie, you’ll be a string wizard in no time

Elizabeth Encarnacion is an author and book editor who specializes in books for kids and teens.  Her books include Cat’s Cradle & Other Fabulous String Figures, The Girls’ Guide to Campfire Activities, and 3-D Doodle Book & Kit. She is also the programming director for Spells Writing Lab, a non-profit writing and tutoring center for children based in North Philadelphia.

About The Author

Elizabeth Encarnacion is an author and book editor who specializes in books for kids and teens.  Her books include Cat’s Cradle & Other Fabulous String FiguresThe Girls’ Guide to Campfire Activities3-D Doodle Book & Kit. She is also the programming director for Spells Writing Lab, a non-profit writing and tutoring center for children based in North Philadelphia.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Applesauce Press (October 15, 2019)
  • Length: 48 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781604338683

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