Howtoons: Tools of Mass Construction

    By Saul Griffith, Nick Dragotta, Jeff Parker, Warren Simons
"This is a great addition to STEM collections, maker spaces, and elementary- through middle-school graphic-novel collections." - Booklist "Fine, fabulous stuff" - School Library Journal Lurking in the corners of your garage, on the dusty shelves of hardware stores, and in your own trashcan are the tools and ingredients for creating your own adventures. Follow Celine and Tucker as they learn through play with over 50 DIY projects! Challenged to make something "other than trouble," this brother-and-sister pair use everyday objects to invent toys that readers can build. Combining comics and real-life science and engineering principles, Howtoons are designed to encourage kids to become active participants in the world around them. ..".perfectly tuned to inspire creativity as well as promote good work habits in budding inventors and mechanical engineers alike." - Kirkus Review "Geeks aren't born, they're made... and here's the instruction manual." - Wired Magazine
    ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Jeff Parker is the author of the novel Ovenman (Tin House Books). His short fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The Best American Nonrequired Reading, Matrix, Ploughshares, The Walrus, and others. He and artist William Powhida collaborated on the collection of images and stories The Back of the Line (DECODE). With Mikhail Iossel he edited Rasskazy: New Fiction From a New Russia (Tin House Books) and Amerika: Russian Writers View the United States (Dalkey Archive). He is currently the Acting Director of the MA in the Field of Creative Writing program at the University of Toronto.

Rose Curtis, CPRW, and Warren Simons, CPRW, served as Co-managing Editors of Resume.com, the nation's leading provider of Web-based career services with more than 100 professional resume writers and career consultants nationwide.



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Language English
Publish Date 08/01/2014
ISBN 9781632151018
Publisher Image Comics
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Pages 346
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