Gr 3-6–Wickings presents an entire crafts workshop between two covers. The 3-D album opens with small diagrams of some common pop-up crease patterns and noise-making tricks, featuring a pop-up robot on the next spread as a sample, and goes on to include blank, slotted layouts for four pop-up scenes flanked by foldout sheets of perforated, pre-glued card stock parts to punch out, fold, and attach. Though this is no substitute for Joan Irvine's many books or David A. Carter and James Diaz's magisterial Elements of Pop-Up (Little Simon, 1999), it would make a welcome gift item for budding paper engineers.–John Peters, formerly at New York Public Libraryα(c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
This is soooooo cool. I'm loving making the pages with my daughter. They aren't something a young child could make by themselves but as a craft with a parent it's really... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Ruth
The instructions were really easy, the parts have a simple numbering system, but the finished project is so cool!Published 7 months ago by MamaLLama
I ordered this book for my niece who loves popup books, is crafty and is pretty talented at building things. However, when the book arrived I found it to be too oriented for boys. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Diane R. Wagner
If you are looking for a book that has all the stuff you need to make 4 cards, this is it. I was looking for a book that would show me how to make the pop up for any card I want... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Toni Hansen
I was looking for something more instructional with engineering details. This book is attractive and colorful, but the format makes it more appealing to youngsters. Read morePublished 16 months ago by j J. Deal
This book was much nicer than I was expecting. Got it as a gift for my son and I am positive he will love it.Published 20 months ago by Brenda