Pop-Up Books: A Guide for Teachers and Librarians

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Pop-up books possess universal appeal. Everyone from preschoolers to adults loves to see and tactilely experience the beautiful three-dimensional work of Robert Sabuda, David A. Carter, and other pop-up book creators. Sabuda himself was inspired to become a pop-up book artist after experiencing the 1972 classic pop-up The Adventures of Super Pickle. The effect of these movable books on young minds is uniquely powerful. Besides riveting children's attention, pop-up books can also help build motor skills, teach ...

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Overview

Pop-up books possess universal appeal. Everyone from preschoolers to adults loves to see and tactilely experience the beautiful three-dimensional work of Robert Sabuda, David A. Carter, and other pop-up book creators. Sabuda himself was inspired to become a pop-up book artist after experiencing the 1972 classic pop-up The Adventures of Super Pickle. The effect of these movable books on young minds is uniquely powerful. Besides riveting children's attention, pop-up books can also help build motor skills, teach cause and effect, and develop spatial understanding of objects.

Based on their direct experience and many presentations to teachers and librarians, the authors have provided template lesson plans with curriculum and standards links for using the best pop-up books currently available in the instructional program of the school. The book also includes profiles of the most notable authors, a history of the format, definitions of terms such as "flap book" and "paper engineer," and information on how to create movable books. Librarians will find the section regarding collection development with the format—how and where to acquire them, proper storage methods—and the annotated listing of the authors' 50 favorite pop-ups extremely helpful.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"This book is useful for any library or other setting where reading aloud, whether to small children or to older audiences through adults, might be desired, and for librarians and educators who wish well-documented support of the value of including pop-up books in any collection."

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ARBA

"This is a wonderful resource for librarians or teachers looking for a new hook for their lessons."

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School Library Journal

School Library Journal
This comprehensive overview highlights the accessibility, variety, and types of pop-up books, and explores their potential as instructional tools. While the introduction can sometimes be repetitive and heavy with references, the authors' enthusiasm is contagious. The volume's real value comes in the extensive collection of lesson plans, which are divided into use with elementary, middle school, and high school students. Each well-thought-out lesson starts with a theme and then focuses on one book. Major curriculum areas are noted, and an overview of the activity is followed by step-by-step instructions for implementing it. It is unfortunate that the layout of these lessons is so dense that it's often difficult to find the end of one lesson and the beginning of the next. While this might prove annoying, it doesn't detract from the actual lessons. This is a wonderful resource for librarians or teachers looking for a new hook for their lessons. The skill, detail, and feats of engineering that contribute to pop-up books make them an ideal source for engaging students in a variety of curriculum areas.—Susan Lissim, Dwight School, New York City
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591583981
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/28/2012
  • Pages: 340
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 1, 2012

    I love this book

    Very good for thrre year olds

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