November 22, 2013

The Steampunk Adventurer's Guide by Thomas WillefordThomas Willeford presents fascinatingly fun yet simple steampunk projects for enthusiasts of all ages—lavishly illustrated by award-winning cartoonist Phil Foglio.

The Steampunk Adventurer’s Guide: Contraptions, Creations, and Curiosities Anyone Can Make presents 10 easy-to-make projects for younger fans. Budding steampunk buffs will learn, step by step, how to make cool-looking steampunk goggles, a steampunk modified NERF gun, a signaling periscope, and much more. The projects are inspired by the story of Isaac and Amelia, a brother and sister who must create a series of devices to rescue their uncle from the clutches of an evil skyship captain and his minions. Each chapter features an installment of the story illustrated by award-winning cartoonist Phil Foglio (Girl Genius).

  • Family-friendly crafts encourage parent/child interaction with an emphasis on fun
  • Interactive storyline with which both boys and girls can identify
  • Promotes “out-of-the-box” thinking and creativity
  • Interactive project-making for children aged 7+ and their families
  • Achieves beautiful results while remaining firmly within the realm of the affordable

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