Amazing Pop-Up Big Machines

By Robert Crowther; Robert Crowther (Illustrator)
(Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763649586, 10pp.)

Publication Date: November 9, 2010

List Price: $17.99*
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Come to the construction site and try your hand at operating the big machines with the help of amazing pop-ups, pull-out play pieces, and plenty more.

When is a pop-up book not a pop-up book? When it’s also a play space, promising hours of fun! Master paper engineer Robert Crowther has outdone himself with this celebration of captivating machines, each commanding its own space: a dump truck, bulldozer, tractor, forklift, and tower crane. Included on each spread:
* One giant pop-up machine with movable parts (and some smaller machines, too)
* A fascinating description of what the machine is and what it can do
* A fact file of cool details such as measurements and weights
* A pouch containing pull-out, easy-to-construct items such as boxes and bricks
* Tips on how to work the big machine — and get busy playing! (Sound effects to be happily provided by users.)




About the Author
Robert Crowther discovered the wonders of 3-D illustration while still in art school and has since gone on to create numerous acclaimed pop-up books, including the award-winning COLORS AND SHAPES. He is also the author-illustrator of the novelty book LET'S COOK! Robert Crowther lives in Norfolk, England.

Robert Crowther discovered the wonders of 3-D illustration while still in art school and has since gone on to create numerous acclaimed pop-up books, including the award-winning COLORS AND SHAPES. He is also the author-illustrator of the novelty book LET'S COOK! Robert Crowther lives in Norfolk, England.
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