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									Robert SabudaRobert Sabuda
Children's book creator and pop-up book pioneer Robert Sabuda is a master at making both classic and original stories come to life, from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to his own magical Winter's Tale.

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Fact File

Name:
Robert Sabuda
Current Home:
New York, New York
Date of Birth:
March 8, 1965
Place of Birth:
Pinckney, Michigan
Education:
B.F.A., Pratt Institute, 1987

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Sabuda's Latest Holiday Gift

Selected Works

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								The 12 Days of Christmas Anniversary Edition: A Pop-up Celebration, Author: 
								Robert Sabuda.

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The 12 Days of Christmas Anniversary Edition: A Pop-up Celebration
by Robert Sabuda
A true holiday classic comes to life in this stunning pop-up edition of a seasonal favorite. With a partridge popping, snow scattering, and lords a-leaping off the page, this lavish book is a gift for readers of all ages. For this special anniversary edition, Sabuda encloses his own gifts to the reader: extra pages with a pop-up Christmas tree with real lights aglow, and a beautiful pop-up ornament of two turtledoves.
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								America the Beautiful: A Pop-up Book, Author: 
								Robert Sabuda (Illustrator).
*  Tutankhamen's Gift (1994)
*  The Christmas Alphabet (1994)
*  The Movable Mother Goose (1999)
*  Alice's Adventures In Wonderland (2003)
*  America the Beautiful (2004)
*  Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Dinosaurs (2005)
*  Winter's Tale (2005)
*  Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Sharks and Other Sea Monsters (2006)
*  The 12 Days of Christmas Anniversary Edition: A Pop-up Celebration (2006)

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Rites and Rituals

We asked Sabuda to tell us about some of his particular work habits. "The only rituals I have are 1) I don’t work past 6:30 p.m. during the week, and 2) I don’t work on weekends. Oh, and I have hot chocolate on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the winter," he reveals.



The Wiz

Favorite Writers & Reads

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								The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Author: 
								L. Frank Baum, Robert Sabuda (Illustrator).

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
by L. Frank Baum, Robert Sabuda (Illustrator)
"The Wizard of Oz is my favorite movie from childhood," Sabuda tells us in our interview. "I still get teary when Toto barely manages to jump of the closing drawbridge and get back to his friends." In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the publication of L. Frank Baum's classic tale, Sabuda created a fantastical pop-up book that's as magical as the original.

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								Frog and Toad Are Friends, Author: 
								Arnold Lobel.

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Frog and Toad Are Friends
by Arnold Lobel
"This is the first book I can recall reading where some of the pages did not have pictures on them," Sabuda recalls of the classic children's tale Frog and Toad Are Friends. "For me as a young reader this was a BIG deal, because it meant I was reading a grown-up book since there were SO many words. There simply wasn’t room for pictures!" More of Sabuda's best-loved books include:

*The Stand  by Stephen King
*The Martian Chronicles  by Ray Bradbury
*The Devil Wears Prada  by Lauren Weisberger
*As Meat Loves Salt  by Maria McCann
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