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bookbinding and kids
- To: Multiple recipients of list BOOK_ARTS-L <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: bookbinding and kids
- From: Artemis Bonadea <artemisb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 11 Mar 1996 13:51:42 -0900
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- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I just spent a wonderful weekend with my 12 year nephew binding books.
He lives in a small SE Alaska fishing community and he's been learning to
bind books via books and long telephone calls to me. I was wonderfully
impressed how skilled he was and I'm wondering if there are other
bookbinders in the under sixteen set.
I would love to hear from bookbinding teachers about successful teaching
projects as I am hoping to keep him interested through the mail by
sending "projects" out to him periodically.
I'm also interested in hearing about any exhibitions that might be geared
at children. I would very much like to pull him into the book
community. Right now I'm his only contact.
Artemis BonaDea, Conservation Technician
Alaska State Library
Juneau, AK 99811