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Re: Do bookbinder's children have no baby books?
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- Subject: Re: Do bookbinder's children have no baby books?
- From: ***Beth*** <mainelybeth@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 9 Oct 1997 15:16:52 -0700
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Since I am not really a bookbinder yet, just learning, I guess it is ok
that I HAVE done a book for a child in my family.
It is an alphabet book for my grandson. Each page had a scanned
photo of him or someone in the family, or his house and was shown with
the accompanying letter. Such as M is for Mom and so forth.
I Had fun trying to figure out things for the unusual letters. Still
have a few more to go to add at Christmas.
Nothing real special in the binding department. Figured he would
"destroy" it someday anyway. But I know his mom and dad liked it.
At 12:28 PM 10/9/97 -0400, you wrote:
>Well, if cobbler's children have no shoes,
> do bookbinders's children have baby books bought from Amazon.com?
>Has anyone here done anything exciting for their own child, for a friend's
>child or as a commissioned work?
>Or a commemorative text or broadside?
> Karen from Atlanta