Monday, November 1, 2010

Holiday Gift Guide- A Christmas Carol Pop Up Book

Charles Dicken's A Christmas Carol is a classic Christmas story that has charmed generations for years.  This edition by Chuck Fischer and paper engineer Bruce Foster, will enchant your family for years to come.
Growing up, we all have memories of either reading the classic novel or watching the movie.  This book will bring back those memories and hopefully inspire you to read it with your children.   The attention to detail is just amazing.    The original story is printed in separate little books that are kept in a holder on each page.   You can read the original story and view the amazingly beautiful pop-ups.
 The pop-up illustrations are rich with details and bring the story to life.   This would be an amazing gift for a teacher, book collector, or readers of all ages.  

From the Publisher: This beautiful re-imagining of Charles Dickens's timeless fable, A Christmas Carol: A Pop-Up Book features artist Chuck Fischer's richly painted depictions of the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, brought to life in intricate pop-up scenes. The entire text of A Christmas Carol is reproduced in five removable, illustrated, keepsake booklets. An introductory booklet provides a biography of Dickens and an illustrated feature on the enduring appeal of this beloved story.

About Author

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was one of the most prolific authors of the nineteenth century. In his many short stories, plays, novellas, and novels, he created some of literature's most memorable characters. ... more

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Title: A Christmas Carol: A Pop-Up Book
Author: Chuck Fischer
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company; Pop edition
Publication Date: November 10, 2010
Hardcover: 12 pages
ISBN: 978-0316039734
Genre: Literary Fiction

disclosure:  I received a book for free for the purpose of this review.  I did not receive any monetary compensation for this review.  All opinions expressed in this review are my own. 

1 comment:

  1. love pop ups and a pop up of a classic is great way to get kids involved in the classics!