Photographs by Martha Cooper. Packaged with the only other equipment a child would need--the jump rope--here is a book steeped in the know-how, culture, lore, and trivia of this simple, easy-to-learn, play-anywhere game. The Jump Rope Book is a complete skipper's reference, from how to put your best foot forward to over 250 rhymes. There are jump rope fashions (cushy socks a must), basic jumps and fancy steps (including Scissors, Jumping Jacks, and Cancan), jump rope jargon, how to decorate your rope, and the games--Spoons, Siamese Twins, The Clock, Chase the Fox, Over the Rainbow, Double Dutch, and dozens more. THE JUMP ROPE is 100% cotton, seven feet long, and comes with wooden handles. 50,000 copies in print.
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Hop to it! THE ROPE, THE MOVES, THE GAMES, THE RHYMES
Here's everything you need to take your jumping to a new plateau, whether you're a beginner or the playground expert. Set a new personal best. Turn a pepper faster than a whirling dervish--and when it's your turn to twirl, be a gracious and conscientious ender. Because there's always a next time to jump over the moon.About the Author:
Martha Cooper is a documentary photographer specializing in the art and folk culture of New York City. Her photographs have appeared in numerous magazines, including National Geographic and Smithsonian.
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Book Description Workman Publishing Company, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110761104488