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Aardema, Verna (Lisa Desimini illus.). Anansi Does the Impossible: An Ashanti Tale. Atheneum Books, 1997.

Aesop (Sampson, Florence illus.). Famous Fables from Aesop. Unknown, 1933.

Appelmann, Karl-Heinz. Pusteblumen. Unknown, 1986.

Author (Illustrator illus.). Title. Publisher, Year.


B

Bainer, Bob. Fish Wish. Holiday House, 2000.

Bang, Molly. The Paper Crane. Unknown, Unkn.

Barthle, Leona Wojcik. Wycinanki: Polish Papercuts. PIne Hille Press, 1994.

Bennett, Jean Frances. A Shady Hobby. The Bruce Pub., 1944.

Blachowski, Aleksander. Polska Wycinanka Ludowa. Unknown, 1986.

Borstlap, Hans. Tussen Keulen en Parys. Unknown, Unkn.

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (Mayer, Fred A. illus.). Sonnets from the Portuguese. Unknown, 1937.

Brust, Beth Wagner. The Amazing Paper Cuttings of Hans Christian Andersen. Unknown, Unkn.


C

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). The Mixed-Up Chameleon. Unknown, 1984.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). The Secret Birthday Message. Unknown, 1972.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). The Grouchy Ladybug. Unknown, 1997.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). Slowly, Slowly, Slowly. Unknown, .

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). Rooster's Off to see the World. Unknown, 1972.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). The Tiny Seed. Unknown, 1987.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). The Very Busy Spider. Unknown, 1984.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). The Very Quiet Cricket. Unknown, 1990.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). The Very Lonely Firefly. Unknown, 1995.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Unknown, 1979.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). The Very Clumsy Click Beetle. Unknown, 1999.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). Hello, Red Fox. Unknown, 1998.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). Today is Monday. Unknown, 1993.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too?. Unknown, 2000.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). Draw Me a Star. Unknown, 1992.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). Do You Want to Be My Friend?. Unknown, 1971.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). A House Hermit Crab. Unknown, 1987.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me. Unknown, 1986.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). Dream Snow. Unknown, 2000.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). 1, 2, 3 to the Zoo. Unknown, 1968.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). Mister Seahorse. Unknown, 2004.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). Pancake, Pancake!. Unknown, .

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). Eric Carle's Dragons, Dragons and Other Creatures That Never Were. Unknown, 1991.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). Little Cloud. Unknown, 1996.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). Have You Seen My Cat?. Unknown, 1973.

Carle, Eric (Carle, Eric illus.). From Head to Toe. Unknown, 1997.

Carle, Eric, and Kazuo Iwamura (Carle, Eric illus.). Where Are You Going? To See My Friend?. Orchard Books, 2001.

Chang, Monica (Lee, Arthur illus.). Story of the Chinese Zodiac. Yuan-Liou,, 1994.

Chitwood, Suzanne Tanner (Chitwood, Suzanne Tanner illus.). Wake Up, Big Barn. Unknown, 2002.

Christensen, J.A.. Cut-Art: An Introduction to Chung-hua and Kiri-e. Watson-Guptill Publications, 1989.

Collard III, Sneed (Steve Jenkins illus.). Animals Dads. Unknown, 1997.


D

Davol, Marguerite W. (Sabuda, Robert illus.). The Paper Dragon. Atheneum, Unkn.

Day, Nancy Raines (Grifalconi, Ann illus.). The Lion's Whiskers: An Ethiopian Folktale. Scholastic, 1995.

Day, Noreha Yussof (Teckentrup, Britta illus.). Kancil and the Crocodiles: A Tale from Malaysia. Simon & Schuster, 1996.

Dodds, Dayle Ann (Laroche, Giles illus.). The Color Box. Unknown, 1992.

Dorcy, Mary Jean. A Shady Hobby. Unknown, NA.

Drwal, Frances. Polish Wycinanki. Unknown, 1984.


E

Eastus, Madalyn. Woof. Unknown, 1998.

Emberley, Rebecca. Three Cool Kids. Little Brown & Co, 1995.


F

Fiarotta, Phyllis and Noel Fiarotta. Papercrafts Around the World. Sterling, 2000.

Flocken, Kathryn K.. Silhouettes: Rediscovering the Lost Art. Paperportraits.com Press, 2000.

Frankel, Giza. The Art of the Jewish Paper-Cut. Unknown, 1982.

Frasier, Debra. Out of the Ocean. Harcourt Children's Books, 1998.


G

Gacek, Anna Zajac. Polish Paper Cutting for Young and Old: Wycinanki. Unknown, 1975.

Gacek, Anna Zajac. Wycinanki: Polish Folk Paper-Cuts. Sarmatia Publications, 1972.

Garza, Carmen Lomas. Magic Windows/Ventanas Magicas. Unknown, 1999.

Gershator, Phillis (Meade, Holly illus.). Rata-Pata-Scata-Fata: A Caribbean Story. Star Bright Books, 2005.

Golab, Marta. Wycinanki. Unknown, 1998.

Golab, Marta. Mizrah Papercuts. Unknown, 2000.

Goldenberg, Amy. Papercutting: Reviving a Jewish Folk Art. Jason Aronson, 1994.

Grabowski, Jozef. Wycinanka Ludowa. Unknown, 1955.

Grafton, Carol Belanger. Silhouettes: A Pictorial Archive of Varied Illustrations. Dover Publications, 1979.

Grafton, Carol Belanger. Authentic Chinese Cut-Paper Designs. Dover Publications, 1988.

Grossbard, Yehoshua. Decorative [Illustration] and Traditional Motives. Unknown, 1983.

Grossbard, Yehoshua. Paper-Cuts: Traditional Motives. Unknown, 1970.

Guyton, William Lehman. A Basic Guide to Identifying and Evaluating American Silhouettes. Unknown, 1999.


H

Hahn, Angelika. The Craft of Paper Cutting. Search Press, 1997.

Halkowski, Henryk. Stories of Rabbi Nachman from Braclaw. Unknown, 1999.

Halkowski, Henryk. Secrets of Jewish Cracow. Unknown, 2001.

Hall, Zoe. Fall Leaves Fall!. Scholastic Press, 2000.

Hauswirth, Johann-Jakob. Papercuts by Johann-Jakob Hauswirth and Louis -David Saugy. Unknown, 1980.

Hayden, Ruth. Delany: Her Life and Her Flowers. Unknown, 1980.

Hodges, Margaret (Sogabe, Aki illus.). The Boy Who Drew Cats. Holiday House, Unkn.

Holz, Loretta (Mikolaycak, Charles illus.). The Christmas Spider: A Puppet Play from Poland. Unknown, 1980.

Hopf, Claudia. Scherenschnitte: Traditional papercutting. Applied Arts Publishers, 1979.

Howell, Will C.. Zoo Flakes: ABC. Unknown, 2002.


J

Jablonski, Ramona. The Paper Cut-Out Design Book: A Sourcebook for Creating and Adapting the Heritage of American Folk Art, Polish Wycinanki, Chine. Stemmer House, 1976.

James, J. Alison (Tsukushi illus.). The Drums of Noto. DK Publishing, 1999.

Jenkins, Steve. Looking Down. Houghton Mifflin, 1995.

Johnston, Mary Grace. Paper Sculpture. Davis, 1964.


K

Kajikawa, Kimiko (Heo, Yami illus.). Yoshi's Feast. DK Publishing, 2000.

Keilstrup, Margaret. Lacy Cut-Paper Designs. Dover Publications, 1997.

Knudson, Kimberley. Bed Bouncers. MacMillan, 1995.

Knudson, Kimberley. Beach Babble. Marshall Cavendish, 1998.

Kotowska, Katarzyna. Jez. Unknown, 2002.

Kreisel, Martha. Papercutting: An International Bibliography & Selected Guide to U.S. Collections. Unknown, 1994.


L

Lewis, J. Patrick (Desimini, Lisa illus.). The Snowflake Sisters. Atheneum/Anne Schwartz Books, 2003.

Lionni, Leo. Tillie and the Wall. Knopf, 1989.

Lionni, Leo. A Busy Year. Knopf, 1992.

Lionni, Leo. Cornelius. Knopf, 1983.

Lomas Garza, Carmen. Making Magic Windows: Creating Papel Picado/Cut-Paper Art with Carmen Lomas Garza. Children's Book Press, 1999.


M

MacDonald, Suse. Sea Shapes. Gulliver Books, 1994.

Martin, Bill. Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Did You Hear?. Henry Holt, 1991.

Martin, Bill (Carle, Eric illus.). Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Did You See?. Henry Holt, 1992.

Matisse, Henri. Jazz. Prestel, 2001.

Me?groz, R.L. Profile Art Through the Ages: A Study of the Use and Significance of Profile and Silhouette From the Stone Age to Puppet Films. The Art Trade Press, 1948.

Meyeerbroker, Helga. Rose Windows and How to Make Them. Floris Books, 1994.

Mieder, Wolfgang (Sears, Elaine illus.). As Strong as a Moose. Unknown, 1997.

Mitchell, Marion W (Winkler-Mitchell, Polly illus.). The Story of Noah's Wonderful Ark. Unknown, 1998.

Mullins, Patricia. V for Vanishing: An Alphabet of Endangered Animals. Harper Collins, 1993.


N

Namioka, Lensey (Sogabe, Aki illus.). The Loyal Cat. Harcourt, 1995.

Namioka, Lensey (Sogabe, Aki illus.). The Hungriest Boy in the World. Holiday House, 2001.

Neret, Gilles. Henri Matisse: Cut-outs. Barnes and Noble Books, 1995.

Nowacka-Jannotta, Magdalena. Wycinanki: The Art of Polish Papercutting. CRIZMAC, Art & Cultural Educations Materials, 2003.


P

Pienkowski, Jan. The Fairy Tales. Unknown, 2005.

Pienkowski, Jan. Christmas. Puffin, 1984.


Q

Quimby, Nellie Earles. Beauty in Black and White. The Dutz Press, 1953.


R

Reed, Brenda Lee. Easy-to-Make Decorative Paper Snowflakes. Dover Publications, 1989.

Reinger, Lotte. Die Hochzest des Figaro. Unknown, 1999.

Rich, Chris. The Book of Paper Cutting: A Complete Guide to All the Techniques - with More than 100 Project Ideas. Sterling, 1993.

Roch-Smodlibowska, Anna (Bogusz, Stanislawa illus.). The Farmer's Year. Unknown, 1973.

Rose, Deborah Lee (Jenkins, Steve illus.). Into the A,B, Sea: An Ocean Alphabet. Unknown, Unkn.

Rosen, Michael (Clementson, John illus.). How Giraffe Got Such a Long Neck......and Why Rhino is so Grumpy. Dial Books for Young Readers, 1993.

Roth, Susan L. Happy Birthday, Mr. Kong. Unknown, 2001.

Roth, Susan L. Cinnamon's Day Out: A Gerbil Adventure. Dial Books for Young Readers, 1998.

Roth, Susan L. Brave Martha and the Dragon. Dial Books for Young Readers, 1996.

Rubi, Christian. Cut Paper Silhouettes and Stencils: An Instruction Book. Kay & Ward, 1972.


S

Sabuda, Robert (Sabuda, Robert illus.). Winter's Tale : An Original Pop-up Journey. Little Simon, Unkn.

Schlapfer-Geiser, Suzanne. Scherenschnitte: Designs and Techniques for Traditional Papercutting. Lark Books, 1994.

Scicinska, Jola (Scicinska, Jola illus.). Postcards from Poland and Other Correspondences. Working Press, 1991.

Shadur, Joseph and Yehudit Shadur. Traditional Jewish Papercuts: An Inner World of Arf and Symbol. University Press of New England, 2002.

Shadur, Joseph and Yehudit Shadur. Jewish Papercuts: A History and Guide. Judah L. Magnes Museum, 1994.

Shepherd, Aaron. Master Man: A Tale of Nigeria. Harper Collins, 2001.

Shuxian, Zhang. The Art of Chinese Folk Papercuts. China Today Press, 1996.

Silvey, Linda, and Loretta Taylor. Paper and Scissors Polygons. Creative Publications, 1976.

Siomades, Lorianne. Kangaroo and Cricket. Boyds Mill, 1999.

Siomades, Lorianne. A Place to Bloom. Boyds Mill, 1997.

Sogabe, Aki (Sogabe, Aki illus.). Aesop's Fox. Steck-Vaughn, Unkn.

Sogabe, Aki (Sogabe, Aki illus.). Oranges on Golden Mountain. Puffin, Unkn.

Stoddart, Brigitte. Papercutting. Taplinger Pub. Co., Inc., 1973.

Swan-Sheeran, Molly. Design Your Own Paper Cut Celtic Knots: Molly's Magic Method. Celtic Swan Pub, 1999.

Swannell, Mildred. Paper Silhouettes. Bridgman, 1928.


T

Temko, Florence. Paper Tricks. Scholastic Trade, 1988.

Temko, Florence. Paper Tricks II. Scholastic Trade, 1988.

Temko, Florence. Paper Cutting. Doubleday, 1973.

Tiller, Ruth (Sogabe, Aki illus.). Cinnamon, Mint, & Mothballs: A Visit to Grandmother's House. Browndeer Press, 1993.

Trenchard, Kathleen ( illus.). Mexican Papercutting: Simple Techniques for Creating Colorful Cut-Paper Projects. Lark Books, 1997.


V

Van Laan, Nancy (Conteh-Morgan, Jane illus.). Little Fish, Lost. Athenuem Books for Young Readers, 1998.


W

Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth. Paperwhite. Houghton Mifflin, 2000.

Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth. Leaves! Leaves! Leaves!. Marshall Cavendish, 2003.

Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth. Apples, Apples, Apples. Winslow, 2000.

Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth. Count Down to Clean Up!. Houghton Mifflin, 2001.

Walton, Stewart, and Sally Walton. Paper Cutting. Lorenz Books, 1997.

Weatherbee, Holden. The Wonder Ring: A Fantasy in Silhouette. Unknown, 1978.

Wendt, Albert (Oppliger, Ernst illus.). Der Vogelkopp (The Bird Hat?). Unknown, 2003.

Williams, Laura E (Bochak, Grayce illus.). The Long Silk Strand. Unknown, 1995.

Wisniewski, David. Elfwyn's Saga. Unknown, 1990.

Wisniewski, David. The Wave of the Sea-Wolf. Clarion Books, 1994.

Wisniewski, David. Golem. Unknown, 1996.

Wisniwski, Andra. A Cottage Garden Alphabet. Unknown, 2002.


X

Ximelis, Antonio Salas (Pommier, Maurice illus.). La Historia De Noe. Unknown, 1999.

 

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