Paper Automata: Four Working Models to Cut Out & Glue Together

by Rob Ives

Paperback, 1998

Collection

Publication

Tarquin Pubns (1998), 32 pages

Description

Four working models to cut out and glue together A bravura display of imagination by Rob Ives has produced this delightful collection of working automata to cut out and make. As you operate the mechanisms, the hopping sheep hop energetically and the Pecking Hen pecks keenly into its feeder. The rather sad Motley Man bows and acknowledges the applause he has earned and while the flying fish does not actually fly, it does flap its wings and undulate in a delightfully unexpected manner. Each of the mechanisms use a different principle to generate motion, so this book is of special interest to those who like to see what remarkable things can be achieved with paper. Making one of these models also satisfies curriculum requirements for making a simple machine.… (more)

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

32 p.; 8.5 inches

ISBN

189961821X / 9781899618217

Barcode

131

Pages

32
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