Carolyn Meyer is the acclaimed author of more than fifty books for young people. Her many award-winning novels include Mary, Bloody Mary, an ABA Pick of the Lists, an NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults; Anastasia: The Last Grand Duchess, a New York Times bestseller; White Lilacs, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, an NYPL Best Book for the Teen Age, and an IRA Young Adults' Choice; and Marie, Dancing, a BookSense Pick. Ms. Meyer lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Visit her website at www.readcarolyn.com.
Decorate your room. Make doorstops or bookends. Or just paint something for fun. Easy-to-follow pictures and instructions show you how to create:Rockasaurus! (Who wouldn't want a dinosaur for a pet?)Stone buildings perfect for creating your very own cityRockburgers and other fun foods--you wouldn’t want to eat these, but they sure look tastyCootie bugs and racecars (Which one is faster? You decide!)Realistic lizards ready to put in your family's garden (gasp!) or the terrarium in your roomFlowers that never wilt--and never have to be wateredWeird eggs! (Could be aliens, could be dragons--who knows? Hatch them and find out.)Teddy bears cute enough to cuddle!You'll learn how to draw each design on a rock with a pencil, then paint the details in whatever colors you choose. You can make each project look just like the real thing or wild or wacky. The choice is yours--and so is the fun!