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Dangles and Bangles

By Sherri Haab and Michelle Haab
Illustrated by Barbara Pollack


How to Fill Summer Days Stylishly

     This book might carry a “Girls Only” disclaimer. Though a young brother might enjoy crafting it up with his sister, Dangles and Bangles: 25 Funky Accessories to Make and Wear by Sherri and Michelle Haab is all about girly things. Crazy belts, key rings, decorative dangles for a "like-wow" cell phone look, and jewelry of every shape and description.

     The directions in this book are clear and easy and the illustrations will tempt anyone with a creative flair to take up some glue, beads, ribbon, and maybe a little fabric for a few hours of fun that result in stylish whimsy that will last all summer!

     We don't usually give "end of school" gifts. I think this book might be the beginning of a new tradition. What a great way to keep bright, active kids busy throughout the long vacation ahead!

The Book

Watson-Guptill Publications
Children's How-To [Ages 8 to 14]
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NOTE: Rating: 5 of 5

The Reviewer

Carolyn Howard-Johnson
Reviewed 2005
NOTE: Reviewer Carolyn Howard-Johnson is the award-winning author of This is the Place, Harkening: A Collection of Stories Remembered and The Frugal Book Promoter.
© 2005