Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 8 to 12
- Grade: 3 to 7
Unlike some handicrafts, crocheting doesn't take weeks or months --- in fact, some projects can be completed in just a few hours! By following the illustrated step-by-step instructions for the ten great crafts featured in this book in the Kids Can Do It series, kids are sure to get hooked on crochet!
About the authors
Gwen Blakley Kinsler is a crochet designer and teacher whose work has been featured in many periodicals. She lives in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.
Esperança Melo is a graduate of Sheridan College’s Animation Program and has completed an honors degree in graphic design from George Brown College. She has illustrated and designed several children’s books and loves working in various art forms and media, including sculpting in papiermâché. Esperança co-illustrated Drumheller Dinosaur Dance (Kids Can), which was awarded the 2005 Blue Spruce Award and the 2006 Chocolate Lily Award. Esperança was born in the Azores and now lives in Millbrook, Ontario.
Kinsler and Young have come up with lots of ideas to keep young hands and minds busy, and will help insure that a new generation learns a skill that has brought such pleasure to so many.