how did you do that?

Just for fun, I’ve collected a variety of how-to books today!

Here are a baker’s dozen with instructions for quite the imaginative array of things a child might just need to know how to do!

All of these have been on my blog over the years. Click on the title to find my original review.

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How To — written and illustrated by Julie Morstad

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How to Be an Elephant:Growing Up in the African Wild — written and illustrated by Katherine Roy

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How to Bicycle to the Moon to Plant Sunflowers — written and illustrated by Mordecai Gerstein

How to Build a Snow Bear — Eric Pinder, illustrated by Stephanie Graegin

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How to Catch a Mouse — written and illustrated by Philippa Leathers

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How to Find an Elephant — Kate Banks, illustrated by Boris Kulikov

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How to Find Gold — written and illustrated by Viviane Schwarz

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How to Hide a Lion — written and illustrated by Helen Stephens

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How to Knit a Monster — written and illustrated by Annemarie van Haeringen

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How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World — written and illustrated by Marjorie Priceman

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How to Share with a Bear — Eric Pinder, illustrated by Stephanie Graegin

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How to Swallow a Pig: Step-by-Step Advice from the Animal Kingdom — written and illustrated by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page

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How to Train with a T.Rex and Win 8 Gold Medals — Michael Phelps with Alan Abrahamson, illustrated by Ward Jenkins