It is a long time since any new kite making books have been published,
but there are still some good ones out there. When I find them at
book sales or second hand shops I often buy them so I can pass them
on to interested kite makers.
Hardback, 1990 revised edition, 112 pp, 17.5 x 25 cm
A comprehensive study of the traditional Maori craft of kitemaking.
A valuable resource for those interestedd in traditional Maori
culture and for anyone involved in the world of kites. Many
colour and black and white photographs and illustrations.
TMTTM - $35.00
Softback, 1996 first edition, 181 pp, 25.5 x 19 cm
A beautifully produced book resulting from the author's travels
from the Punjab to Madras studying the rich variety of kites
and kitefliers in India. Hundreds of colour and black and
white photographs. Second hand, but in as-new condition.
AKJTI - $50.00
Hardback, 1989 reprint, 127 pp, 28 x 22 cm
Plans and instructions for over 30 kites, with information
about materials, construction methods, problem solving and
kite-flying techniques. Lots of illustrations and 14 colour
photographs. Second hand, but in excellent condition.
MAFMK - $20.00
Softback, 1987 reprint, 30 pp, 26 x 17.5 cm
Plans and instructions for 10 kites, with information about
materials, construction methods and kite-flying techniques.
Lots of illustrations, with some additional decoration by
Daniel! Second hand.
FUNWK - $5.00