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Richardson Collection of Movable Books: Contents of the Collection
This guide provides information on the Richardson Collection and movable books. Enjoy!
With more than two million copies in print, Nick Bantock's trilogy of romantic intrigue is now available as a set, beautifully packaged in an illustrated slipcase created by the author. A lovely gift for those new to the saga of the mysterious lovers, this distinctive collection also makes an enduring keepsake for devoted fans.
Griffin & Sabine, Sabine's Notebook, and The Golden Mean have sold over 3 million copies worldwide, and spent over 100 weeks on The New York Times best-seller list. At long last, Nick Bantock brings us a new volume in the Griffin and Sabine story. The Gryphon is a tale rich in the artistry, mystery, and surprise that make the original saga so beloved. Although readers will be drawn into the book without ever having read the trilogy, The Gryphon begins to answer the question that fans have been waiting eight years to answer: "What happened to Griffin and Sabine?" As their remarkable fates are gradually revealed, we are introduced to Matthew and Isabella, long-distance lovers who find themselves entwined not only in each other's lives, but also in a perilous and alluring intrigue. The drama literally unfolds from postcard to richly decorated postcard and as provocative letters are pulled from real envelopes. The Gryphon features stunning new imagery, offering glimpses of mythic dreamscapes and surreal creatures as only Nick Bantock could have imagined. For those meeting Griffin and Sabine for the first time, here's an introduction that will have them yearning to explore the earlier volumes. And for those who have already entered the enchanting world of Griffin and Sabine, The Gryphon is a delightful rediscovery of a truly extraordinary correspondence.
Readers are invited to delve into the journal of Armon Hurt, a sad, discontented man who discovers his inner fire. When his artist grandfather dies, leaving him the family home in Spain, Armon travels to Andalusia with the intention of selling the property. Once there, however, he finds a sealed cardboard case containing a small oil painting and a surreal booklet.As he examines these mysterious artifacts, Armon realizes that he is holding both his grandfather's last communication to him and a puzzle. He begins to decipher the conundrum, and as each new answer leads to more questions, Armon finds himself painting furiously in his grandfather's old studio -- strangely compelled to create a picture that is somehow linked to his legacy.Featuring paintings, drawings, collages, and paper foldouts, this is no ordinary novel. The Forgetting Room is a handmade treasure, a seamless blend of artistry and language, and a tantalizing read.
The mystery that began with a single enigmatic postcard reaches its dramatic conclusion in The Morning Star. Three million readers the world over await this last chapter of the best-selling Griffin & Sabine series, a volume of gorgeous artwork and passionate correspondence that crosses oceans and transcends realms. In these sumptuous pages lies not only the fate of Matthew Sedon and Isabella de Reims, but that of their unexpected kinship with Griffin and Sabine, as the long-distance lovers are drawn ever further from the safe haven of logic into a magical maze beyond the certainty of experience. Author and artist Nick Bantock draws on myth, memory, and his limitless imagination in a saga that has resonated with readers and lovers everywhere. The Morning Star marks the final destination on a journey across fabled landscapes and the uncertain terrain of the human heart-one to be savored and remembered long after the last page is turned.
David A. Carter brings the unique aesthetic of his award-winning color series to the younger set in The Happy Little Yellow Box. This highly interactive novelty book follows a friendly yellow box as he journeys high and low, near and far--until finally resting in a spot that is "just right." This fun, engaging read introduces the first concepts of colors, counting, shapes, and opposites through the use of pop-ups, pull-tabs, and more!
Behind each spooky door lurks a different Halloween pop-up surprise....Trick-or-treating becomes spine-tingling fun with the ghostly, ghouly Bugs inside! Behind each spooky door lurks a different Halloween pop-up surprise....Trick-or-treating becomes spine-tingling fun with the ghostly, ghouly Bugs inside!
David Carter is back with The Glittery Crittery Counting Book! Following up on the success of Glitter Critters (2003) , The Glittery Crittery Counting Book features bright colors, foil accents, and Carter's paper engineering. On each spread, readers will encounter fanciful animals like two love doves building a tinsel nest, seven wiggly worms swimming through mud, and 10 bowtie butterflies fluttering in a swirl.
David and Noelle Carter have created a lavish adaptation of the classic Nutcracker story, complete with scenes reminiscent of theater sets, lush jewel-toned artwork, and spectacular paper engineering. Children of all ages will cherish this exquisite pop-up for generations to come.The Nutcracker is a holiday tradition for children and adults alike. There are several versions of this Christmas tale, and most people are familiar with the simple adaptation for the ballet. The original, written by E. T. A. Hoffman, presents a more intriguing and complex story featuring a seven-headed Mouse King, the curse of the Hard Nut, and Princess Pirlipat. We hope you enjoy our version of the wonderful original Nutcracker story.
We're ready for school. We're on our way. We can't wait to see what we'll learn today! Who's heading to school? The Bugs, of course! From the Spelling Bees and the Counting Bugs to the Sandwich Bug with a big bug surprise in the lunch box, David Carter's wacky, giggly world of bugs pop and pull throughout this funny, buggy tribute to school days! Paper-over-board book has cardstock pages with pop-ups on each spread.
Ready to set sail? Here comes the third book in Robert Crowther's transportation series -- a jam-packed, interactive look at all things nautical. Take to the seas for a journey through nautical history! From an acclaimed 3-D master comes a fact-fi lled exploration of vessels ranging from canoes to clippers, steamships to supertankers. Loaded with flaps, pull-tabs, and pop-ups, this fascinating resource invites readers to make a Greek bireme's many oars row in rhythm, open up a luxury ocean liner to see the bustling activities on each deck, and even become the master of their own pop-up port. Ships ahoy!
Get ready for takeoff! From an acclaimed 3-D master comes a jam-packed, interactive book on flying machines that will send readers soaring. What was the first man-made object to fly, one thousand years ago? Who was the first woman to make a solo flight across the Atlantic? How on earth (or in the air) does a modern cockpit work? Loaded with flaps, pull-tabs, and pop-ups to manipulate, this fact-filled exploration of flying machines from balloons to Boeings builds up to two big finales — an intricate pop-up cockpit that puts readers at the controls and a bustling airport runway that zooms into the future of flight.
Crazy about cars? Get in gear — and get ready for action — as Robert Crowther’s info-packed, interactive pop-up book showcases some very cool wheels. Hop in and take a drive in the smartest, fastest automobiles — from the earliest carriages to the cars of tomorrow. With the pull of a tab or the lift of a flap, fans can ride in the first automobile, find out how engines work, see their car slide off the production line, and plenty more. And the grand finale? Feel the thrill of the racetrack by taking pole position with stock car and Formula 1 stars!
Discover what five amazing machines can do in a spectacular pop-up book of trucks! How are car transporters loaded? Why do cement trucks have to hurry to the building site? What happens to your trash after the truck collects it from your house? Which is the biggest-ever monster truck? Do you know what a truck train is? Buckle up for a 3D, hands-on celebration of five of the most awesome trucks around from master paper engineer Robert Crowther. Each spread features: -- A giant pop-up truck with moving parts --A description of what the truck can do --A photo showing the truck in real life --A fact file of cool details --Flaps revealing fascinating truck trivia!
3-D master Robert Crowther is right on track with an information-packed, interactive celebration of trains then and now. Have you ever wondered how a steam engine works? Do you have a hankering to don an engineer's cap and race a locomotive under tunnels and over bridges? Loaded with flaps, pull-tabs, 3-D trains, and a spectacular pop-up model of a bustling railroad station, Robert Crowther's sturdy exploration of trains and how they work is a tour de force of paper engineering and a bonanza for railroad aficionados of all ages. What's more, it's filled to the brim with fun facts and intriguing information lurking behind, around, and even on top of its many marvelous, movable trains.
Children, students, nature lovers, and sophisticated bibliophiles alike will all find something to love in David Hawcock's gorgeous and compulsively readable Butterflies. Beautiful, collectible, and educational, Butterflies combines some of nature's most delicate creatures with expert papercraft and accessible information in one fun volume.
Four easy-to-assemble figures of ferocious dragons will captivate young imaginations. Fold-out pages allow kids to punch out each of the models while leaving the rest of the book intact. Simple, colorfully illustrated text recounts dragon legends and lore, from the creatures' preference for impenetrable forests and underwater caverns to their scaly anatomy and magical powers.
In Tropical Fish, David Hawcock presents a fun and colorful pop-up journey under the sea that will delight children, students, nature lovers, and sophisticated bibliophiles alike. As fun to read as it is beautiful to look at, the dynamic Tropical Fish combines exquisite pop-ups and interesting information in one compact volume.
A lovely, highly designed way to learn the ABCs This little pop-up alphabet book is a triumph of design. Open each of the 26 spreads and a white letter emerges against a colored background. The text is a simple capital and small letter.
Reinhart has 35 pop-up publications and 22 of those titles are in the Richardson Collection. His website offers tutorials and templates for aspiring paper engineers to learn to make there own pop-up books.
Critically acclaimed pop-up engineer Matthew Reinhart celebrates the history, heroes, and villains of the DC Universe in this ultimate 3-D masterpiece! Bursting with over 25 impressive pop-ups, this deluxe format features a variety of unique novelty elements-including a light-up Bat-Signal, a cosmic Justice League of America battle scene, a twirling Lasso of Truth, and a transparent Invisible Jet! Starring Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and many more favorite DC characters, this momentous pop-up exploration releases just in time for DC Comics' 75th anniversary. With vibrant illustrations, exciting facts, and an eye-catching design, this is an absolute must-have for DC Super Hero fans of all ages!
A Classic Collectible Pop-Up(tm) Matthew Reinhart's resplendent retelling of Cinderella comes to life with intricate pop-ups, foil, ribbons, acetate, and amazing dimensional surprises. The stunning transformation of a pumpkin into a magnificent coach, a rat into a coachman, and Cinderella into a beautiful princess is pure magic.
Reinhart's new pop-up series features very simple bright art--young cut-paper collage artwork. Chunky friendly people drive these accurate, yet simplified cars, trucks and other vehicles saving others from danger--but nothing too severe. Some vehicles will be viewed from the side, while others will be completely 3D.
Featuring nearly 20 pop-ups from the New York Times best-selling author, artist, and pop-up master, Matthew Reinhart, this breathtaking work of art revisits the enduring story of Frozen. Elsa and Anna's remarkable adventure lives on in a magnificent display of paper engineering and artistic devotion. Frozen Pop-Up is a vibrant tribute to these beloved characters and teaches readers of all ages to let it go.
Even more innovative than his last, Robert Sabuda will captivate all with his latest pop-up masterpiece, Beauty & the Beast! True love blooms in this three-dimensional adaptation of a beloved fairy tale. Amazing paper structures and classically styled artwork lead readers through a magical tale. Magnificent pop-ups of a life-like Beast, a mysterious castle and a spectacular rose garden make this all-new pop-up masterpiece a must-have for your family's library.
Go on a pop-up tour of the White House with bestselling paper engineer Robert Sabuda! In this spectacular pop-up guide to the White House by bestselling paper engineer Robert Sabuda, readers can take a tour behind the scenes of the office of the executive branch and the residence of the president and his family. Travel through time as you open each spread and discover the North Face of the White House, the East Room, the Lincoln Bedroom, the Rose Garden, the Oval Office, and the South Lawn of the White House. The text includes the poem "Inauguration Day" by Richard Watson Gilder, adapted by Robert Sabuda. Every American president since John Adams has lived in the White House. More than 1.5 million people visit the White House every year. According to First Lady Michelle Obama, "It's the 'People's House.' It's a place that is steeped in history, but it's also a place where everyone should feel welcome." The White House: A Pop-Up of Our Nation's Home is perfect for Presidents Day and the upcoming election.
Readers will delight in this retelling of the classic story of Neverland, pirates, and flying. Robert Sabuda's elegant text and paper engineering give new life to favorite charcters like Tinkerbell, Wendy, Michael, and John, and, of course, Peter Pan. Sabuda's beautiful pop-ups are further complemented by full color illustrations that pull readers even deeper into the magical world that is Neverland.
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water! Celebrate the New York Times best-selling 3-D look at prehistoric creatures of the deep. While dinosaurs patrolled the lands, massive prehistoric sharks, giant scorpions, and colossal squid cruised the ancient oceans -- most with just one thing in mind: eat or be eaten. Pop-up masters Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart explore the prehistoric underwater world where monsters like megalodon ruled the waves. Full of captivating facts and more than thirty-five breathtaking pop-ups, this incredible volume is sure to astonish and amaze everyone from budding marine biologists to confirmed landlubbers.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is Robert Sabuda's most amazing creation ever, featuring stunning pop-ups illustrated in John Tenniel's classic style. The text is faithful to Lewis Carroll's original story, and special effects like a Victorian peep show, multifaceted foil, and tactile elements make this a pop-up to read and admire again and again.