|General Grievous, engineered by Matthew Reinhart|
Though our board and picture book collections include many movable books geared to the motor skills of little hands, our juvenile collections also include paper-engineered gems for older readers. Handle with care so as many readers as possible can enjoy these 3-D treasures for years to come.
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A quick list of our movable book favorites:
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum; art by Robert Sabuda
The Odyssey, art by Sam Ita; based on Homer's 8th century epic poem
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, an adaptation of Lewis Carroll's original tale; art by Robert Sabuda
Birds of a Feather by Francisco Pittau
Alive : The Living, Breathing Human Body Book by Anita Ganeri; paper engineering Iain Smyth
Star Wars : A Galactic Pop-up Adventure by Matthew Reinhart (Make Your Own General)
For more movable books, click here.
If you're feeling crafty, here's a few DIY books to help you make your own pop-up masterpieces!
Cards That Pop Up, Flip & Slide by Michael Jacobs
The Elements of Pop-up : a Pop-up Book for Aspiring Paper Engineers by David A. Carter and James Diaz
How to Make Pop-ups by Joan Irvine
Paper In Three Dimensions : Origami, Pop-ups, Sculpture, Baskets, Boxes, and More by Diane Maurer-Mathison
Paper Pop Up : 40 Dynamic Designs for Surprising Cards and Gifts by Dorothy Wood
Pop-o-mania : How to Create Your Own Pop-ups by Barbara Valenta
Making Books that Fly, Fold, Wrap, Hide, Pop Up, Twist, & Turn by Gwen Diehn
Pop-up Cards : Over 50 Designs for Cards that Fold, Flap, Spin, and Slide by Mari Kumada
Concise History of Pop-up and Movable Books
What Makes a Good Pop-up Book?
The Movable Book Society