Wednesday, 28 December 2011

8 Days Without a Book! Countdown to Publication #8: 15 Days Fortune Teller – yours to cut out and keep!

15 Days Without a Head will be in bookshops in 8 days time. By way of celebration, I will be publishing a new post here every day, leading up to publication on January 5th. The idea is to provide a few bonus items, such as you'd expect to find on the extras disc of a DVD – except these will be available before the main feature of course! 

Have you ever imagined yourself as the character in a book? Today, you can download the 15 Days Without a Head Fortune Teller, and find out who from the story is most like you. Do you like pizza? Dogs? Phone boxes?!! Or is an evening beside the radio more your style? Completely scientific, the 15 Days Fortune Teller never lies!

Once successfully downloaded, simply print the image on a sheet of A4 paper. Cut out the fortune teller where indicated and then follow the folding instructions below.

Turn the sheet over so that the printed side is face down.
Then fold each of the corners into the centre.
It should now look like picture above, though your
table will probably be less ink stained than mine.
Turn over, and again fold the corners into the centre.
Your fortune teller should now look a lot like the one above.
Fold in half as shown and then turn over
so it looks like the picture below.
This is the tricky bit –
well, I found it difficult, but that could be me.
Stick your fingers under the flaps
to open out the fortune teller as shown above.

Now you are ready to play!

You can consult the fortune teller for yourself or on behalf of a friend. 
Step 1. Choose a day of the week and then spell out the word by opening the fortune teller first north to south and then east to west, one move for each letter.
Step 2. Choose one of the pictures and spell out the word beneath in the same way as before.
Step 3. Choose another picture and then carefully lift the flap under the picture to find out who you are!

And that's it. Hours of endless fun – guaranteed!

The 15 Days Fortune Teller was conceived and designed by Dylan. So if you don't like what it says, blame him, not me! 

Don't forget I'm giving away a signed (or unsigned, if you prefer) copy of 15 Days Without a Head. Click here for details.

Tomorrow: 15 Days in pictures.

1 comment:

  1. I love this one! It's brilliant! Can I have one?