Bookmaking 101 column

There are lots of ways to show your love for books—you can read them, you can write them, you can illustrate them…and you can make them from scratch! In honor of everyone who has taken part in the EJK Bookmaking Competition, here is a sampling of links on the art of bookmaking.

Pop Art


Pop-Up Books

red-hatA history of pop-up books, great for teachers and teens
ABC-3D-300x218Pop! goes the alphabet, in the book ABC3D, by Marion Bataille
markhinerVisit the website of a “Paper Engineer”—that’s the name of a real job!


small-is-beautifulSmall is beautiful (and simple)
bookbinderThree ways to bind a book: yarn or ribbon, tape, and hand-sewing

…And More