Book Published by Day to Day Enterprises Nominated for Two National Awards

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Grandma's Magic Scissors: Paper Cutting from A-Z by Linda S. Day has been nominated for two national book awards. Day's book deals with the art of paper cutting for kids 10 to 99.

A book published by Day to Day Enterprises has been nominated for two national awards. The book "Grandma’s Magic Scissors: Paper Cutting from A-Z" by Linda S. Day has been nominated for the prestigious ForeWord Magazine’s Book of the Year Award in the Craft/How-to category. This honor recognizes excellence in independent publishing as juried by librarians, booksellers, and publishing professionals.

This book is also nominated for an IPPY the Independent Publisher Book Awards in the Craft/How-to category. The IPPYs reward those who exhibit the courage, innovation, and creativity to bring about change in the world of publishing. Independent spirit and expertise comes from publishers of all sizes and budgets, and books are judged with this in mind

In "Grandma’s Magic Scissors," Grandma (aka Linda S. Day) seems to have found a way to keep children of all ages mesmerized with the ancient art of paper cutting as she tells stories in the schools. Perhaps you remember as a child folding a piece of paper in half and trying to cut out hearts or snowflakes. It was pure magic when you opened your folded piece of paper and found that you had created art.

Now you can make all those great paper cuttings and more from the ideas in Day’s new book, "Grandma’s Magic Scissors: Paper Cutting from A -Z " (©2006, ISBN 1-890905-68-2, $14.95, Day to Day Enterprises). Grandma believes that inside every plain piece of paper is a unique design just waiting to take shape—all it requires is a little imagination, a few folds, and a couple of cuts with your Magic Scissors to make characters, castles and more for hours of pleasure.

Here is what people are saying: "Paper cutting has never been this much fun!" Heartland Reviews

"Grandma is the Martha Stewart of paper cutting." Fearless Reviews

"Everyone from school children to expert crafters will find this book an invaluable resource for creating a myriad of projects. All a reader needs is a little imagination to create her own magic scissors." Foreword Magazine

Winners to be Announced in May

ForeWord Magazine’s Book of the Year Award winners will be announced during the annual convention BookExpo America, in Washington, D.C., on Friday, May 19. The IPPY Awards will be announced Friday evening at a gala event held at The National Museum of Women in the Arts.

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