Fiona Hayes has illustrated, designed and written children's books for nearly 20 years, and has worked with children and adults on a wide range of craft projects. She has always loved making things, from baking to all sorts of crafts. From her point of view, things you make are always better than anything you can buy, and best of all, creating wonderful stuff makes you and everyone else smile!
"The emphasis on reusing household materials makes this a great option for the environmentally conscious and those looking for activities with inexpensive materials...A solid entry into recycling and crafting for young students, for use at home or in library programs." -Cynde Suite, Bartow County Library System, Adairsville, GA, for School Library Journal ..".the breadth of projects here will provides hours of rainy-day entertainment for kids who love crafts." - Sarah Hunter, Booklist