Anne Karsten says:
"Bean," by Olivia, was one of 24 Stuffed Monsters I made in collaboration with a group of 4th & 5th graders as fundraising project for their school. You can find detailed pictures on my website in the Stuffed Monster Gallery, and a bit about making them on the Making Monsters page.
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. His new book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects