June 22, 2009


There are not enough words in the world to describe the creativity and artistry of paper engineers. Their amazing sculptures not only leap off the page, they move, twirl and soar, creating a truly interactive experience.

Here are a half-dozen of the most spectacular pop-up books from my collection.

by David A. Carter
(pictured above)

by Rudyard Kipling
paper engineer: Matthew Reinhart

Each page of this stunning book invites readers to look for different shapes and colours among the paper sculptures and special effects.

by Tomie dePaola
paper engineers: Robert Sabuda & Matthew Reinhart
The wonderfully wise Strega Nona shares the six ingredients that make life magical.

by Lewis Carroll
paper engineer: Robert Sabuda

by L. Frank Baum
paper engineer: Robert Sabuda
(pictured above: The Emerald City)
Visit Robert's website at http://robertsabuda.com/, but beware of the gift shop! The temptation to buy will be irresistible!

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