Search Results: "Robert Sabuda"


BOOK REVIEW

THE WHITE HOUSE by Robert Sabuda
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 29, 2015

"A selective but resplendent tour. (Informational pop-up. 6-9)"
White House high spots, presented with 3-D flair by the archon of paper architects. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DRAGON & THE KNIGHT by Robert Sabuda
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"With Sabuda, it's hard to set expectations too high or wide, but here he rides triumphantly roughshod over them anyway. (Pop-up picture book. 5-9)"
Sabuda gives the usual relationship between story and picture a hefty tweak in this pop-up romp. Read full book review >

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THE CHRISTMAS STORY by Robert Sabuda
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"This memorable interpretation will appeal to collectors of pop-up books and Christmas stories and to Christian families who would like a special version of the Nativity story to share on Christmas Eve. (Pop-up picture book/religion. 4 & up)"
The renowned paper engineer offers a retelling of the Nativity story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WINTER IN WHITE by Robert Sabuda
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 6, 2007

"The twirling skater is particularly impressive, but from the opening whirl of snowflakes to the closing view of a pair of doves tying the bow on a gift, this brims with seasonal joie de vivre. (Novelty. 6-8)"
As a visual bonbon for holiday giving or display, Sabuda offers a small, Christmas-themed stocking stuffer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS by Robert Sabuda
HOLIDAYS & FESTIVALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"A holiday treasure that, with careful use, will become an heirloom. (Pop-up. 3+)"
Extraordinary pop-ups transform white paper into exquisite sculpture, turning an overplayed carol into an array of ingenious gifts. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UH-OH, LEONARDO! by Robert Sabuda
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2003

"The mix of fact and fiction is less smooth, but in pace and general tone this resembles the Time Warp Trio series and readers with a yen to tinker will find kindred spirits in both Providence and the insatiably curious polymath after whom she's modeled herself. (afterword) (Picture book. 8-10)"
Sabuda (The Night Before Christmas, not reviewed, etc.) takes an uncharacteristic direction with this freewheeling tale of a young inventor cast back to the time of her hero, Leonardo Da Vinci. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TUTANKHAMEN'S GIFT by Robert Sabuda
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1994

"Note. (Biography/Picture book. 5-10)"
A glimpse of the boy king, youngest son of Amenhotop III, which postulates that he enjoyed a quiet, relatively solitary childhood before his father's death. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WINTER’S TALE by Robert Sabuda
TIME & SEASONS
Released: Sept. 27, 2005

"The last opening finds all the characters—including Winter himself, a snowman with the carrot nose the rabbit brought him and the hat and scarf he waved at the moose—in a panorama of snowy trees and a glittering rooftop. (Pop-up book. All ages)"
One is hard-pressed to find appropriate superlatives for this wonderful new offering. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CLASSICS
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Carroll, no slouch in the paper-engineering department himself (he designed a disappearing Cheshire Cat stamp case), would be pleased. (Picture book. All ages)"
Girl falls down a rabbit hole, cries buckets, has a spot of bother about size, plays some croquet, and wakes up in time for tea. Read full book review >

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AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL by Robert Sabuda
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 19, 2004

"Rejoice, and buy multiple copies. (Pop-up book. 4-10)"
The wizard of pop-ups has created a masterpiece—in design, in execution, in boldness of vision, and in artistic and historical integrity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BLIZZARD'S ROBE by Robert Sabuda
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"Matching striking illustrations to a plot in which the creative impulse must be served at the expense of both personal and public safety, Sabuda offers a story as provocative as it is mighty. (Picture book. 7-9)"
Sabuda (Christmas Alphabet, 1994, etc.) illustrates this original tale of the origin of the northern lights with spread-filling, eye-catching batik art. Read full book review >