London: Faced with the hideous maw that is today's news cycle, there could be little more soothing than slipping into the esoteric world of We Love Endpapers
, a society for enthusiasts to share their favourite examples of the most beautiful pages bookending tomes.
This enchanting little book from Sweden is beautifully produced, from pea-decorated endpapers
to high quality paper, typography and layout, and cannot fail to delight two to five year olds and those who read it to them.
Portis also brings readers a Boborpian Glossary on the front and back endpapers--which are, quite possibly, the most entertaining endpapers
of the year.
contain helpful and colorful charts for reference concerning the different parts and how to select the correct element.
The company said this hardback edition will include ribbon marker, head and tail bands, illustrated endpapers
and colour artwork on every spread.
show the contrast between lightness and darkness in a forest.
The book's brightly coloured endpapers
in a feather design are in sharp contrast to the limited palette used for the story pages.
Watercolor drawings take the story from a two page spread of fall on the front endpapers
to a two page spread of winter on the final endpapers
Beautifully illustrated--including accurate depictions of ballet positions and steps--the book includes amusing endpapers
and a cover illustration in which the costumes are sprinkled with tiny sparkles.
This edition adds new material making it possible to teach groups before rings, step-by-step help reading and writing proofs, more examples and exercises, symbols and notations on the endpapers
, and a website with downloadable programs.
On leather bindings, such paper might be used for lining the boards, and would be hidden under plain or marbled endpapers
. On cheap bindings, however, which used paper as the covering material, the binder sometimes did not disguise the use of waste paper for endpapers
The opening endpapers
show more one hundred tiny people frolicking on their way to work.