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But first, here are more books that everyone can make from one sheet of paper.  
Once you try these, we are sure you will want to improvise & make your own shapes!
These are great to cut ahead & take along as art entertainment while-you-wait.

make a kite book!  
make a four-leaf clover book!

make a heart book

Sketch-book, poetry holder & story-space . . .  this pocket-sized book is easy to make from one sheet of paper  We love this one because we can make it anywhere, from any rectangular sheet!
Take a blank paper along everywhere, or make one by recycling almost any paper you find!  (Great from maps & more!)
(special thanks to Gail Irwin, the first person to introduce me to this particular version)

Note on the folded shape books:  We've always loved the classic folded book -- made by folding a long rectangle into smaller rectangular "pages."  In Linda Fry Kenzle's book, Pages:  Innovative Bookmaking Techniques,  she suggests making a triangle folded book from a hexagon.  After reading this, Jess thought, "hmmmm, I wonder what else we could create starting from a wheel of shapes...."  We hope you enjoy our own fun versions of the classic folded book . . .   (Publisher information:  Krause Publications, Iola, WI, 1997, $19.95)

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