Cat s Cradle

Cat s Cradle
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780307567277
Available:
Release: 2009-11-04
Editor: Dial Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

“A free-wheeling vehicle . . . an unforgettable ride!”—The New York Times Cat’s Cradle is Kurt Vonnegut’s satirical commentary on modern man and his madness. An apocalyptic tale of this planet’s ultimate fate, it features a midget as the protagonist, a complete, original theology created by a calypso singer, and a vision of the future that is at once blackly fatalistic and hilariously funny. A book that left an indelible mark on an entire generation of readers, Cat’s Cradle is one of the twentieth century’s most important works—and Vonnegut at his very best. “[Vonnegut is] an unimitative and inimitable social satirist.”—Harper’s Magazine “Our finest black-humorist . . . We laugh in self-defense.”—Atlantic Monthly

Cat s Cradle Kit

Cat s Cradle Kit
Author: Elizabeth Encarnacion
Pages: 48
ISBN: 9781604338683
Available:
Release: 2019-10-15
Editor: Applesauce Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Learn one of the most popular children’s games in history with this easy-to-follow activity book perfect for unplugged fun wherever you go. Learn one of the most popular children’s games in history with this easy-to-follow activity book perfect for unplugged fun at home, on the road, or wherever you go. Each kit features one extra-long continuous cat’s cradle string, perfect for up to four players. Learn the ins and outs of classic string games like cat’s cradle and hand catch, as well as string shapes like witch’s broom, parachute, and more. Featuring easy-to-follow instructions and pictures for every trick, twist, and tie, you’ll be a string wizard in no time!

The Golden Twine

The Golden Twine
Author: Jo Rioux
Pages: 111
ISBN: 9781554536368
Available:
Release: 2012
Editor: Kids Can Press Ltd
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

With monsters slipping through the mountains into the valley of Galatea, Suri, an orphan, dreams of becoming a monster tamer.

Cat s Cradle

Cat s Cradle
Author: Anne Akers Johnson
Pages: 36
ISBN: 1878257536
Available:
Release: 1993
Editor: Klutz
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Presents step-by-step illustrated instructions for creating such string figures as Cat's Cradle, Cup and Saucer, Eiffel Tower, Jacob's Ladder, and others

Cat s Cradle

Cat s Cradle
Author: William W. Johnstone
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9781601835376
Available:
Release: 2016-10-11
Editor: Lyrical Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

No one knew where she had come from. A scrap of a girl clinging to a black cat with eerie yellow eyes. A lost child or an orphan, maybe. It was a miracle she had survived on Eden Mountain at all. Suddenly strange things began to happen in placid Ruger County, bizarre killings that the police couldn’t solve. Horrifying accidents that the people couldn’t comprehend. An insatiable beast was stalking their intimate hideaways, their swimming holes—and their children. No one noticed how quickly the little girl’s pale cheeks turned pink with health. How her frail body filled out with sleek, lithe muscles and feline grace. And no one noticed that at night her innocent blue eyes turned an eerie, evil yellow . . .

The Cat s Cradle book

The Cat s Cradle book
Author: Sylvia Townsend Warner
Pages: 185
ISBN: NYPL:33433044823668
Available:
Release: 1960
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Cat s Cradle

Cat s Cradle
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Pages: 192
ISBN: 0241951607
Available:
Release: 2011-04-01
Editor: Viking
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

'All of the true things I am about to tell you are shameless lies.' Dr Felix Hoenikker, one of the founding fathers of the atomic bomb, has left a deadly legacy to the world. For he is the inventor of Ice-nine, a lethal chemical capable of freezing the entire planet. The search for its whereabouts leads to Hoenikker's three eccentric children, to a crazed dictator in the Caribbean, to madness. Will Felix Hoenikker's death wish come true? Will his last, fatal gift to humankind bring about the end that, for all of us, is nigh? Told with deadpan humour and bitter irony, Kurt Vonnegut's cult tale of global apocalypse preys on our deepest fears of witnessing the end and, worse still, surviving it . . . 'The time to read Vonnegut is just when you begin to suspect that the world is not what it appears to be. He is not only entertaining, he is electrocuting. You read him with enormous pleasure because he makes your hair stand on end' The New York Times

Camilla Gryski s Cat s Cradle

Camilla Gryski s Cat s Cradle
Author: Camilla Gryski
Pages: 31
ISBN: 0439779383
Available:
Release: 2005
Editor: Scholastic
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Cat s Cradle Owl s Eyes

Cat s Cradle  Owl s Eyes
Author: Camilla Gryski
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0833529722
Available:
Release: 1991
Editor: Turtleback Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Presents basic information for making string figures and gives step-by-step instructions for more than twenty specific figures.

Cat s Cradle Owl s Eyes

Cat s Cradle  Owl s Eyes
Author: Camilla Gryski
Pages: 78
ISBN: UOM:39015054152478
Available:
Release: 1984
Editor: William Morrow & Company
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Presents basic information for making string figures and gives step-by-step instructions for more than twenty specific figures.

String Figures and how to Make Them

String Figures and how to Make Them
Author: Caroline F. Jayne
Pages: 407
ISBN: 048620152X
Available:
Release: 1962-01-01
Editor: Courier Corporation
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Diagrams and text illustrate the steps involved in creating over one hundred string figures while providing information on their origin and cultural background

The Art of String Figures

The Art of String Figures
Author: International String Figure Association
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780486835518
Available:
Release: 2018-11-14
Editor: Courier Dover Publications
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Rooted in tribal customs and cultural traditions from around the world, making string figures is an ancient pastime that continues to charm people of all ages. This compilation of projects from String Figure Magazine presents easy-to-follow photographs and simple, step-by-step directions for creating more than two dozen captivating string figures that can jump, flip, and perform other tricks. In addition to basic instructions on how to get started, this guide features brief accounts of each figure's historical background. They include "Kidnapped Baby" and "Broken Home, Mended Home" from Hawaii, "A Flock of Birds" and "Old Man Chewing" from the Solomon Islands, and the Australian "Setting Sun." From the Congo come "Leopard's Mouth," "Rubber Band" from Tibet, and from India, "Scissors." Other figures spotlight the traditions of North America's Navajo and Kwakiutl peoples and natives of Brazil, Guyana, and Argentina. A great travel pastime and on-the-go activity, making string figures is a delightful, inexpensive, and easily acquired hobby.

Wampeters Foma Granfalloons

Wampeters  Foma   Granfalloons
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780593229392
Available:
Release: 2020-03-03
Editor: Dial Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons is a rare opportunity to experience Kurt Vonnegut speaking in his own voice about his own life, his views of the world, his writing, and the writing of others. An indignant, outrageous, witty, deeply felt collection of reviews, essays, and speeches, this is a window not only into Vonnegut’s mind but also into his heart. “A book filled with madness and truth and absurdity and self-revelation . . . [Vonnegut is] a great cosmic comedian and rattler of human skeletons, an idealist disguised as a pessimist.”—St. Louis Post-Dispatch Includes the following essays, speeches, and works: “Science Fiction” “Brief Encounters on the Inland Waterway” “Hello, Star Vega” “Teaching the Unteachable” “Yes, We Have No Nirvanas” “Fortitude” “‘There’s a Maniac Loose Out There’” “Excelsior! We’re Going to the Moon! Excelsior!” “Address to the American Physical Society” “Good Missiles, Good Manners, Good Night” “Why They Read Hesse” “Oversexed in Indianapolis” “The Mysterious Madame Blavatsky” “Biafra: A People Betrayed” “Address to Graduating Class at Bennington College, 1970” “Torture and Blubber” “Address to the National Institute of Arts and Letters, 1971” “Reflections on my Own Death” “In a Manner that Must Shame God Himself” “Thinking Unthinkable, Speaking Unspeakable” “Address at Rededication of Wheaton College Library, 1973” “Invite Rita Rait to America!” “Address to P.E.N. Conference in Stockholm, 1973” “A Political Disease” “Playboy Interview”

Cat s Cradle

Cat s Cradle
Author: Maurice Baring
Pages: 696
ISBN: 9780755151059
Available:
Release: 2014-09-29
Editor: House of Stratus
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This sophisticated and intricate novel, based on true events, begins with Henry Clifford’s determination to do as he likes and live as he wishes is threatened when his daughter falls in love with an unsuitable man. With subtle twists and turns, Maurice Baring conveys the moral that love is too strong to be overcome by mere mortals.

Cat s Cradle

Cat s Cradle
Author: Julia Golding
Pages: 387
ISBN: 1405243058
Available:
Release: 2011
Editor: Egmont Books (UK)
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Here we present the sixth, brand new volume from our famous feisty heroine Cat Royal. In which Cat Royal spins a tale about the search for her family, weaving in friends and foes, old and new. Her journey takes her from riotous London to a revolutionary cotton mill on the River Clyde in Scotland. And a mysterious newcomer is introduced. So take your seats, ladies and gentlemen: the Industrial Age has arrived. Cat says: Back on home soil I have barely laid eyes on Drury Lane before my world is turned upside down and I am forced to leave once again. As an orphan I never had the chance to meet my mother, but when news of my lost family reaches me from Scotland I must head north for the border. My friends in London have always been beside me, but this is one task I must face alone!'

Cat s Cradle

Cat s Cradle
Author: Leslie Sands
Pages: 101
ISBN: 0856760609
Available:
Release: 1987
Editor: Dramatists Play Service Inc
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Finger Strings

Finger Strings
Author: Michael Taylor,Milly Reynolds,Jaimen McMillan
Pages: 144
ISBN: 0863156657
Available:
Release: 2008
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Spiral bound. Comes with 2 strings (in ephemera collection)

God Bless You Mr Rosewater

God Bless You  Mr  Rosewater
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780307422972
Available:
Release: 2007-12-18
Editor: Dial Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

“[Vonnegut] at his wildest best.”—The New York Times Book Review Eliot Rosewater—drunk, volunteer fireman, and President of the fabulously rich Rosewater Foundation—is about to attempt a noble experiment with human nature . . . with a little help from writer Kilgore Trout. God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater is Kurt Vonnegut’s funniest satire, an etched-in-acid portrayal of the greed, hypocrisy, and follies of the flesh we are all heir to. “A brilliantly funny satire on almost everything.”—Conrad Aiken “[Vonnegut was] our finest black humorist. . . . We laugh in self-defense.”—The Atlantic Monthly

Cat s Eye

Cat s Eye
Author: Margaret Atwood
Pages: 480
ISBN: 9780307797964
Available:
Release: 2011-06-08
Editor: Anchor
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale Cat’s Eye is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter who returns to Toronto, the city of her youth, for a retrospective of her art. Engulfed by vivid images of the past, she reminisces about a trio of girls who initiated her into the the fierce politics of childhood and its secret world of friendship, longing, and betrayal. Elaine must come to terms with her own identity as a daughter, a lover, an artist, and a woman—but above all she must seek release form her haunting memories. Disturbing, humorous, and compassionate—and a finalist for the Booker Prize—Cat’s Eye is a breathtaking novel of a woman grappling with the tangled knot of her life.

Cat s Cradle

Cat s Cradle
Author: Andrew Hunt,Marc Platt
Pages: 256
ISBN: 0426203682
Available:
Release: 1992
Editor: London Bridge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The third and final book in the Cat's Cradle series. The Tardis's link with Eye of Harmony is becoming ever more tenuous and is in urgent need of repair. But the time machine takes the Doctor and Ace to a village in rural Wales, and a gateway to another world.