Animated Animal Toys in Wood features 20 imaginative designs for classic wooden toys that walk, wiggle, waddle or whirl. It is a perennial favourite with woodworkers, these push-and-pull animals are timeless keepsakes. Detailed patterns, concise instructions and step-by-step colour photographs make this a suitable book for beginners. All children love animals, and all children love toys. Build plenty of good old-fashioned fun for any child with these clever designs for classic push-and-pull toys. Inside you'll discover 20 imaginative projects for making wild and wacky wooden animals that come alive with delightful lifelike motion. Create a chomping crocodile, waddling duck, jumping frog, timid turtle, howling wolf or terrifying T-Rex. Each animated marvel features an ingenious design to make it walk, wiggle, waddle or whirl. With detailed patterns, concise instructions, and step-by-step colour photographs, these charming projects are simple enough for even a beginner to complete in a weekend. Fun to build, fun to give and fun to play with, they'll provide hours of pleasure for woodworkers and children alike.
David Wakefield is an author and toymaker. He has been creating toys in south-eastern Ohio for 35 years.