Sunday, December 12, 2010

Charles Dickens: A Christmas Carol pop-up book

By Chuck Fischer

From the back of the book:

“A Christmas Carol: A Pop-Up Book invites you to experience Dickens’s beloved tale in an entirely new way. With an animated Scrooge, a towering Ghost of Christmas Future in a bone-chilling graveyard, and finely crafted Victorian tableaux, every spread will delight and dazzle.”

I was amazed at the intricacy that went into creating this mesmerizing book. The author has created a variety of pop-up books that use his wonderful talent as an artist and an editor. Each page is accompanied by a little companion booklet that explains the scene you are looking at.

The first booklet tells the reader about Charles Dickens and why A Christmas Carol has had such a wide appeal to audiences throughout the years. Each subsequent book takes you on the journey faced by Ebenezer Scrooge.

I really loved this book, but I found a couple pages difficult to close and I worried I might tear the pop-ups. 

This is a wonderful addition to my Christmas book collection, as well as my yearly decorations. Just lovely! 

1 comment:

rohit said...

Must be an enjoyable read A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. loved the way you wrote it. I find your review very genuine and orignal, this book is going in by "to read" list.