the author and the illustrator of A
is for Appalachia! The Alphabet
Book of Appalachian Heritage comes a beautiful new book that will
delight readers of all ages.
Toys and Games from A to Z
celebrates a time when fun was
powered by imagination and creativity rather than by batteries and
From apple dolls (carefully molded from summer apples) to whimmydiddles
(whirligig toys carved from sticks gathered in the forest), children
will be inspired by a world of interesting nineteenth-century
activities and toys while they learn about Appalachian heritage and the
ABCs. Author Linda Hager Pack interweaves detailed descriptions of
these entertainments with anecdotes, songs, and folktales.
vibrant watercolors bring these cherished pastimes to life. This book
will inform and inspire young readers and will remind adults of simpler
times when they played outside with siblings and friends, making their
Nostalgic and lavishly illustrated, Appalachian
Toys and Games
from A to Z is a great read
for anyone interested in the region's rich
history and culture.
Appalachian Toys and Games from A to Z
by Linda Hager Pack
University Press of Kentucky, 2013