134 pp., bibliography, index, extensive illustrations. Spine slightly slanted, remainder mark on bottom, PO name inside. DJ has some small tears at spine and flap ends. Text is bright and attractive.
This book "shows readers of varying abilities and ages how to improvise believable costumes from materials at hand in the home or at school. Besides Gail Haley's own simple step-by-step instructions and illustrations, the book contains old line drawings of authentic period costumes, as well as an extensive bibiolgraphy of source material to suggest to the reader where and how to authenticate costumes to be worn at a dress-up party, a school play or just for make-believe games at home."; Remainder; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall