Authors and illustrators spend years developing their creative visions. It is only fitting that their artistic integrity is preserved using beautiful, functional, and creative props for performing the book or poem at story time. What if you could make great props in a reasonable amount of time, learn tips to safely store them, and adapt them for a variety of uses and audiences over the years?
Now you can thoroughly engage your audience in the quality and spirit of your presentation when you use these "permission granted" plans, scripts, and props that reflect the original works. Books in Bloom outlines the step-by-step process and proves anyone can do it. Covering every question and concern, and supported with all the resources to do both the creative and the administrative tasks (such as copyright releases and script adaptations), this is a must-have resource.
Following the step-by-step instructions, you'll learn how to make these props that range in difficultyfrom "easy," taking two or three hours, to "expert" level, taking up to 20 hours. By understanding the developmental underpinnings and mastering all the steps throughout the process, you will be ready to tackle your own projects.