Amazing Pop-Up Big Machines (Hardcover)

By Robert Crowther, Robert Crowther (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763649586, 10pp.

Publication Date: November 9, 2010



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 is the renowned creator of a four-book transportation series as well as numerous other pop-up books, including Robert Crowther s Amazing Pop-up House of Inventions, The Most Amazing Hide-and-Seek Alphabet Book, and The Most Amazing Hide-and-Seek Numbers Book. He lives in Norfolk, England."