Skateboards (Made by Hand Series #1)

Skateboards (Made by Hand Series #1)

by Patricia Lakin

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Overview

Go behind the scenes and learn how craftsman Jake Eshelman makes one-of-a-kind skateboards by hand with this nonfiction book that’s full of photographs and illustrations about his process.

Jake Eshelman of Side Project Skateboards in Houston, Texas, grew up with a love of skateboarding. After meeting his future wife in college, Jake decided to turn his passion into a career: making one-of-a-kind skateboards from beautiful pieces of found wood. This book gives readers an inside glimpse into Jake’s creative process, from wheel to finished wheel! Charts, infographics, and bold photographs make this a picture book for anyone who is curious about how a skateboard is made. This book also features a history of skateboarding, a timeline, and resources to inspire kids to make their own objects by hand.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781481448338
Publisher: Aladdin
Publication date: 02/07/2017
Series: Made by Hand Series , #1
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 550,308
Product dimensions: 11.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Patricia Lakin, a former elementary school teacher and an award-winning author, has written more than fifty published works. Her books, both fiction and nonfiction, span multiple age groups—from toddlers to middle graders. Patricia lives in New York City with her husband, Lee Koenigsberg. They have two grown sons, Aaron and Benjahmin. When not reading, writing, or researching, she can be found traveling with Lee to far-off places in the world.

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