Baker & Taylor
Presents step-by-step illustrated instructions for creating such string figures as Cat's Cradle, Cup and Saucer, Eiffel Tower, Jacob's Ladder, and othersScholastic
Kids have been looping string around their fingers to make cool patterns ever since the invention of string and fingers, passing the skill from generation to generation through some mysterious recreational osmosis. In today’s high tech world, though, people have completely forgotten how to make The Cup and Saucer, The Witch’s Broom, and Jacob’s Ladder. Thank goodness for Cat’s Cradle. Since its introduction in 1993, Cat’s Cradle has sold more than 3.9 million copies worldwide. That means we’ve introduced at least 39,000,000 fingers to the joy of string games. We couldn’t be prouder. The four-millionth copy will sell any day now and, to prepare for that happy occasion, we’ve given the book a brand-new cover. Inside, the simple instructions and ultra-clear tech art remain as foolproof as ever. And, of course, the book still comes with a never-ending loop of rainbow-colored string. Some things are just too good to mess with.
This classic activity book includes traditional Cat's Cradle techniques and bonus instructions to show you how to make string figures like Jacob's Ladder, The Eiffel Tower, and Witch's Broom. With the clearest directions around and a tie-dyed loop of string to go with them, all you need is your fingers. We were the original Cat's Cradle book with string, and, with more than 4 million copies in print, we've still got it all tied up.Baker
Comes with:36 page book, loop of multicolored string
This full-color, easy-to-understand instruction manual teaches the basics of string figures, including such favorites as Cat's Whiskers, Jacob's Ladder, Witch's Broom, and more. 75,000 first printing. All ages.