POP-O-MANIA by Barbara Valenta


How to Create Your Own Pop-Ups
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Age Range: 6 & up
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 Flip! Pop! Boing! This amazing book practices what it preaches, by providing three-dimensional instructions for making pop-ups--from the super-simple to designs that look as if only a paper engineer or the truly nimble-fingered could construct. Fortunately, the instructions are a snap to follow, and extra guidance is included for concepts that are hard to grasp, e.g., a working model helps readers visualize the fold-out paper flaps that form a frog-shaped mouth. The entire book is truly interactive: a simple turn of the page activates sliders, spirals flaps, and spinners right in front of readers' noses. The whiz-bang color scheme assures this circus of fun ideas will keep imaginations perking. A superb medley of instruction, example, and dimension. (Nonfiction/pop-up. 6+)

Pub Date: May 1st, 1997
ISBN: 0-8037-1947-7
Page count: 16pp
Publisher: Dial
Review Posted Online:
Kirkus Reviews Issue: April 15th, 1997