Saturday, November 6, 2010

A Christmas Carol Pop-Up Book

A Christmas Carol: A Pop-Up Book by Chuck Fischer (and of course Charles Dickens) is gorgeous! I was so so happy to be able to review this book and am equally excited to be able to read this book to the kids around the holidays! Callan will love it. It is interactive. He can sit and look at all the pop-ups and the amazing pictures as I read from each page's pamphlet. We all know the story of A Christmas Carol, and this book brings the story alive. I do not want to share it with my kids, it so beautifully put together, but of course, I will. It is too exquisite not to share! I highly recommend this as a gift, or get one just to keep for yourself to cherish over the years! Amazing book!

About the book: This beautiful re-imagining of Charles Dickens's timeless fable, A Christmas Carol: A Pop-Up Book features artist Chuck Fischer's richly painted depictions of the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, brought to life in intricate pop-up scenes by paper engineer Bruce Foster. The entire text of A Christmas Carol is reproduced in five removable, illustrated, keepsake booklets. An introductory booklet provides a biography of Dickens and an illustrated feature on the enduring appeal of this beloved story. The perfect gift, A Christmas Carol, now in pop-up form, will brighten the holidays for young and old.

About the Author: Chuck Fischer is a leading author and designer who has taken his unique painting style and effortlessly transferred his signature look to various home furnishings products and books, making his remarkable artistry available to a wide audience. Fischer's book, Christmas in New York: A Pop-Up Book has become a perennial holiday favorite and is in its fourth printing. Fischer's next book, Christmas Around the World: A Pop-Up Book was published in October 2007, accompanied by an extensive collection of Christmas ornaments produced by Kurt Adler, along with fine paper products by CR Gibson. Christmas Around The World was chosen as one of USA Today's Top Ten holiday books for 2007 and both books appeared on the Barnes and Noble bestseller list. In The Beginning: The Art of Genesis was published by Little, Brown & Company in October 2008. Fischer's latest pop-up creation; ANGELS: A Pop-Up Book will be published by Little, Brown & Co. in October 2009. Fischer's first three books, The White House: A Pop-Up Book (2004), Great American Houses and Gardens: A Pop-Up Book (2002), and Wallcoverings: Applying the Language of Color and Pattern (2003) were published by Universe/Rizzoli. Fischer's three signature collections of china and crystal for LENOX, are available at fine department stores in the US and Canada, and his collections of fabric and wallpaper designs are available at F. Schumacher and Co. and Brunschwig & Fils. Fischer's work is in the permanent collection of the COOPER-HEWITT, NATIONAL DEISGN MUSEUM, and he was chosen as a Visiting Artist at the AMERICAN ADADEMY IN ROME. 2009 marks the third year Fischer has been honored with the commission to create the annual holiday card for The White House Historical Association. Fischer received his B.F.A from The University of Kansas.

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1 comment:

  1. My one aspiration in life is to get a huge christmas book that has the christmas stories that are fun to read and each year we'll read a story to the kiddos. I would be so happy to be able to do that :D

    This book looks so fun.


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