A Loop Of String: String Stories & String Stunts / Traditional & Original String Figures & Stories
Publish Date: 2009-10-01
Author: Ruth Stotter
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The history of string figures shows them to be an important accompaniment to stories andchants inmany cultures, especially inPacific Rim countries.''A Loop of String'' carries on this tradition, providing stories that accompanydirections for making string figures. In addition, Stotter includes string stunts and tricks that have been passed on in the oral traditionfor hundreds of years. This how-to book for all ages is a valuable contribution to the folk art of making string figures and will be cherished by teachers, librarians, storytellers, summer camp counselors, and, of course,children. It also contains many original string stories. A loop of string is easy to travel with, affordable,and provides hours of creativity and fun. ''A Loop of String'' won Best How To Book at the 2010 Beach Book Festival Competition in Hollywood, California.