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Topic: Calvin and Hobbes recipe book (many many photos. SORRY!)  (Read 10682 times)
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« on: August 18, 2010 05:56:18 AM »

As all my recent swap partners will be able to tell you I have lately been completely obsessed with altering children's board books. For years I never bent any page corners or even the spine of the book and now i'm just ripping the pages off!  Cheesy Cheesy

This was for the recent Calvin and Hobbes swap. Go have a look at the gallery - there are some AMAZING things!

This book is based on the DISGUSTING foods which Calvin's Mum is always forcing his to eat. This is her recipe book.



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Page one: McVomit Casserole


Page two: Stewed Monkey Heads


Page three: Octopus Surprise


Page five: Spider Pie


Page six: Toxic Waste

 
Page seven: Rainbox Mix


Page eight: Compost Soup


Page nine:


Page 10: Reviews by Calvin.
I think this is my favourite page


Back cover


I had a lot of fun reading comics to chose which ones to use in this book Cheesy Cheesy

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« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2010 06:09:31 AM »

Wow.  I love it.  You really came up with a creative idea and executed it perfectly.  I just wish I was your lucky partner.
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« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2010 06:35:12 AM »

Agh I love this! I need one with FoxTrot
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« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2010 06:38:04 AM »

Agh I love this! I need one with FoxTrot

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« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2010 06:39:48 AM »

Oh my gosh! This is getting wisted the moment I get home!
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This is awesome! Grin
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« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2010 08:23:01 AM »

I LOVE this!! I really like the creative use of these comics while still staying true to the original intention! You had a very lucky partner! I am definitely wisting this!!
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« Reply #7 on: August 18, 2010 02:16:48 PM »

PERFEC - I love this. Your book is so getting wisted right now!
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« Reply #8 on: August 18, 2010 04:01:51 PM »

This is so awesome!  You totally need to do a snowman monster one next Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: August 18, 2010 05:40:58 PM »

This is so awesome!  You totally need to do a snowman monster one next Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy


Oh yes!! Cheesy
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