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New Pop-Up Books

Brand new pop-up books, fresh from the press! On this page you’ll find an overview of newly released pop-up books that are available for order right now. For books that are yet to be released you can visit our Upcoming Pop-Up Releases page. Check back regularly to discover more new pop-up book releases!

The Wonder of the Greatest Gift

jesse tree pop-up book

Ann Voskamp expands her presentation of the timeless Advent tradition of the Jesse Tree with this beautiful book that can be and enjoyed for generations. This stunning 13-inch, three-dimensional Jesse Tree pops from the page!

Paper Engineer: Ann Voskamp
Publication date: November 7, 2017
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers

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My Foolish Heart

My Foolish Heart pop-up book

This quirky book takes six heart-themed expressions and gives them new meaning through engaging pop-ups. With its inimitable word play on turns of phrase, this playful book is a delightful surprise for Valentine’s Day or whenever a token of unexpected affection is in order.

Author: Nick Bantock
Publication date:
November 7, 2017
Publisher: Chronicle Books

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The Superhero Adventure Playset

The Superhero Adventure Playset

In a cunning carousel format, this compact book opens up to reveal three super scenes – the awesome cityscape, the fearsome Fire Ice Caves, and the evil villain’s Laboratory of Doom – and 12 superheroes, sidekicks, supercars and evil masterminds to populate them.

Author: Jason Ford
Publication date: October 31, 2017
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

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One Moonlit Night

One Moonlit Night

One moonlit night I sailed away in my silvery boat of dreams… A dream-weaving masterpiece of pop-up storytelling, bursting with dragons, starlight and adventure. Just turn the page to enter the magic.

Paper Engineer: Seo Kim
Publication date: October 19, 2017
Publisher: Templar Publishing

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This Book is a Planetarium

planetarium New Pop-up Book

This pop-up book transforms into six fully functional tools: a real working planetarium projecting the constellations, a musical instrument complete with strings, a geometric drawing generator, an infinite calendar, a message decoder, and even a speaker.

Paper Engineer: Kelli Anderson
Publication date: October 3, 2017
Publisher: Chronicle Books

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The greates opposites book

The Greatest Opposites pop-up book

This clever novelty book is full of surprises. Ingenious paper engineering and gorgeous artwork combine to make an enormously fun opposites book for all readers. Tom Frost’s illustrations make this pop-up, fold-down, pull-out book something to be treasured.

Paper Engineer: Lee Singh
Publication date: October 3, 2017
Publisher: Big Picture Press

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Pop-Up Shakespeare

Shakespeare pop-up book

Read about William Shakespeare’s plays, sonnets, and poems as you never have before in an entertaining pop-up book featuring five interactive spreads filled with dramatic pop-ups, fun foldouts, hilarious summaries, and fascinating commentaries.

Paper Engineer: Jennie Maizels
Publication date: October 3, 2017
Publisher: Candlewick

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Christmas at the Zoo

Christmas at the Zoo pop-up book

10th Anniversary Edition of Christmas at the Zoo: A Pop-Up Wonderland. This glossy pop-up book includes eight double-page pop-ups with vibrant illustrations and glitter details. All the animals are excited about a visit from Santa Claus in this amazing holiday pop-up book for all ages!

Paper Engineer: Bruce Foster
Publication date: October 1, 2017
Publisher: Jumping Jack Press

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Butterflies: Pop-Up

Butterflies pop-up David Hawcock

Children, students and nature lovers will all find something to love in David Hawcock’s Butterflies. Beautiful, collectible, and educational, Butterflies combines some of nature’s most delicate creatures with expert papercraft and accessible information in one fun volume.

Paper Engineer: David Hawcock
Publication date: September 12, 2017
Publisher: Universe

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Tropical Fish: Pop-Up

Tropical Fish pop-up David Hawcock

In Tropical Fish, David Hawcock presents a fun and colorful pop-up journey under the sea that will delight children, students and nature lovers. As fun to read as it is beautiful to look at, Tropical Fish combines exquisite pop-ups and interesting information in one compact volume.

Paper Engineer: David Hawcock
Publication date: September 12, 2017
Publisher: Universe

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ABC Pop-Up

ABC pop-up book Courtney Watson McCarthy

Whether you’re a young child or a design connoisseur, the clever associations in this diminutive pop-up will charm you in a big way. Simple and stylish, ABC Pop-Up is an elegant choice for anyone who appreciates artful design, as well as the perfect alphabet learning tool for little hands.

Engineer: Courtney Watson McCarthy
Publication date: September 12, 2017
Publisher: Candlewick Studio

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Main Street Magic

Main Street Magic pop-up book

Welcome to Main Street! Visit the bakery, fish market, hair salon, museum, and circus, lifting flaps to make extraordinary discoveries as you wander through this small town. With adorable, retro illustrations and smart novelty bookmaking, there’s always a whimsical surprise just around the corner.

Paper Engineer: Ingela P. Arrhenius
Publication date: September 5, 2017
Publisher: Chronicle Books

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Leaves: Autumn Pop-Up Book

Leaves pop-up book

Readers of all ages will enjoy the timeless wonder of autumn leaves in this amazing new pop-up book including amazing pop-ups, educational information, and delightful interactive elements that offer change and surprise on every page in this lyrical look at Autumn.

Paper Engineer: Yoojin Kim
Publication date: September 1, 2017
Publisher: Jumping Jack Press

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Autumn: A Pop-Up Book

Autumn pop-up book David Carter

David A. Carter delivers the third book in his pop-up book series about the seasons. Each spread depicts flora and fauna commonly found during the fall. The pictures are labeled with simple text, making the book easy for young readers to understand and enjoy.

Paper Engineer: David A. Carter
Publication date: August 29, 2017
Publisher: Abrams Appleseed

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Paper Blossoms for All Seasons

Ray Marshall Paper Blossoms pop-up book

This collection of paper bouquets from the creator of the bestselling Paper Blossoms celebrates the beauty of the four seasons. Each arrangement brings surprise to any décor. This pop-up book delights with color, joy, and beauty throughout the year.

Paper Engineer: Ray Marshall
Publication date: June 6, 2017
Publisher: Chronicle Books

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A Desert Friend

A desert Friend pop-up book Eryl Nash

Help a little fennec fox find some playmates in this engaging novelty book with pop-ups on every page! With rhyming text and eye-catching animal pop-ups on each page, Essi Kimpimäki’s screen-printed illustrations make this an exciting visual adventure for all ages.

Paper Engineer: Essi Kimpimäki
Publication date: May 2, 2017
Publisher: Little Bee Books

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Ferrari: The History of a Legend

Ferrari pop-up book David Hawcock

The first pop-up about Ferrari for enthusiasts of all ages. Five pop-up spreads, filled with historical images and Ferrari’s racing history. The pop-up models appear on the page with two other important models, all with technical specifications and additional facts and historical background.

Paper Engineer: David Hawcock
Publication date: April 25, 2017
Publisher: Franco Cosimo Panini

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Five Cars Stuck and One Big Truck

Five cars stuck and one big truck David A. Carter pop-up book

A family of dogs packs up their car for a trip! This silly story is filled with fun novelty elements that allow readers to interact with the book. With rhyming text, bright illustrations, and lots of interactivity, kids and parents will get revved up for this brand-new David A. Carter book.

Paper Engineer: David A. Carter
Publication date: April 18, 2017
Publisher: Little Simon

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Sleeping Beauty Silhouettes

silhouette theatre sleeping beauty

This book tells the classic story of Sleeping Beauty in an enchanting and magical way. Recreating the magic of Lotte Reiniger’s early films through remastered film stills and laser-cut pop-ups, each spread is intricately detailed and perfectly complements this much-loved classic fairy tale.

Author: Simon & Schuster UK
Publication date: March 7, 2017
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK

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previously released pop-up books

Hokusai Pop-Ups

Hokusai pop-ups

Realized in jewel-like colors, Hokusai’s simple views of everyday scenes in Japan, his sense of balance and harmony, and his highly stylized but ever-changing techniques seem to capture the spirit and traditions of his homeland. Hokusai Pop-Ups brings this stunning art to life.

Paper Engineer: Courtney Watson McCarthy
Publication date: November 22, 2016
Publisher: Thames & Hudson

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Creatures of the deep

Creatures of the Deep Pop-up Book

The magnificent prints of Ernst Haeckel, who captured the amazing forms of the natural world, spring to life in this exciting pop-up book. Paper engineer Maike Biederstaedt has transformed Haeckel’s work into a three-dimensional book that allows readers to appreciate Haeckel’s artwork.

Paper Engineer: Maike Biederstaedt
Publication date: November 21, 2016
Publisher: Prestel

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A Pop-up Gallery of Curiosities

JK Rowling pop-up gallery of curiosoties

J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World is full of magical curiosities. This deluxe pop-up book showcases three-dimensional renderings of some of the beloved curiosities from the Harry Potter films, and two pops related to the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

Paper Engineer: James Diaz
Publication date: November 1, 2016
Publisher: Candlewick

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

ninja turtles pop-up book

This deluxe hardcover pop-up book contains five spreads, each featuring ingeniously crafted pop-ups! Highlighting iconic locations such as the Turtle’s lair and Shredder’s hideout. The book will also feature extras including a pizza box, a pull-out poster, mask and more.

Paper Engineer: David Hawcock
Publication date: October 25, 2016
Publisher: Insight Kids

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Midnight Creatures

midnight creatures pop-up book

Switch off the lights, turn on your flashlight and come on a wonderful shadow adventure with Midnight Creatures! This book contains five pop-up scenes full of creatures to find, from the fork-marked lemur in the jungle to the giant squid at the bottom of the ocean.

Paper Engineer: Helen Friel
Publication date: October 18, 2016
Publisher: Laurence King

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Frozen: A Pop-Up Adventure

Disney Frozen Pop-up book

Featuring nearly 20 pop-ups from the New York Times best-selling author, artist, and pop-up master, Matthew Reinhart, this breathtaking work of art revisits the enduring story of Frozen. Elsa and Anna’s remarkable adventure lives on in a magnificent display of paper engineering and artistic devotion.

Paper Engineer: Matthew Reinhart
Publication date: October 4, 2016
Publisher: Disney Editions

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The Christmas Story

The christmas story Sabuda Pop-up Book

In the town of Bethlehem, on a bright and starry night, a baby was born. Announced by an angel, born in a humble manger, laid in a bed of straw, visited by shepherds and wise men—the age-old. The birth of Jesus is lovingly brought to life by master pop-up artist Robert Sabuda in six gorgeously imagined scenes.

Paper Engineer: Robert Sabuda
Publication date: September 27, 2016
Publisher: Candlewick

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The Gingerbread White House

Gingerbread White House pop-up book

The holiday season at the White House is a magical time of year, and for nearly fifty years, a gingerbread house has been the centerpiece of the White House Christmas decorations. The Gingerbread White House: A Pop-Up Book, created by Chuck Fischer, invites you to enjoy this beloved tradition in your own home!

Author: Chuck Fischer
Publication date: September 27, 2016
Publisher: White House Historical Association

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New Pop-up Book

The first ever LEGO pop-up book! Matthew Reinhart creates another spectacular pop-up book, this time telling the LEGO story with equal amounts facts, fun, and adventure! Packed with a variety of features- pop-ups, pull tabs, turning wheels and more, this “fun-formative” book will be a delight for all fans.

Paper Engineer: Matthew Reinhart
Publication date: September 27, 2016
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

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Arctic Christmas

arctic christmas pop-up book

Arctic animal friends are joined by some special visitors from the South Pole for a very cool Christmas celebration. Seven spreads featuring illustrations, pop-ups and interactive elements by the award-winning creative team make this a book to be enjoyed by all ages!

Paper Engineer: Yevgeniya Yeretskaya
Publication date: September 1, 2016
Publisher: Jumping Jack Press

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The Raven


Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven” is one of the most widely recognized poems in the English language. Master paper engineer and designer David Pelham amazes us once again with his pop-up design interpreting this haunting love story.

Paper Engineer: David Pelham
Publication date: August 9, 2016
Publisher: Abrams Books

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Ever After High

Even after high Pop-up Book

This beautiful interactive book is filled with enchanting pops, excellent booklets, and even a fairy special fortune-teller. Open your very own special Storybook of Legends with its included key, and decide your own destiny. Come enroll at Ever After High!

Paper Engineer: Matthew Reinhart
Publication date: June 7, 2016
Publisher: LB Kids

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Trains: A pop-up railraod

Trains a railroad Pop-up Book

Have you ever wondered how a steam engine works? Do you have a hankering to don an engineer’s cap and race a locomotive under tunnels and over bridges? Loaded with flaps, pull-tabs, 3-D trains, and a spectacular pop-up model of a bustling railroad station.

Paper Engineer: Robert Crowther
Publication date: May 24, 2016
Publisher: Candlewick

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Spring: a pop-up book

spring Pop-up book

Spring is the second book in the Carter pop-up book series about the seasons. Each spread has a very brief verse and depicts common springtime flora and fauna. The text is simple for very young readers to understand and enjoy.

Paper Engineer: David A. Carter
Publication date: February 9, 2016
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

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The White House

the white house Pop-up Book robert sabuda

In this pop-up guide to the White House, readers can take a tour behind the scenes of the office of the executive branch and the residence of the president and his family. The White House is perfect for Presidents Day and the upcoming election.

Paper Engineer: Robert Sabuda
Publication date: December 29, 2015
Publisher: Orchard Books

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Asterix on the Warpath

Asterix Pop-up Book

Asterix and Obelix take on pirates on the perilous open seas, and come head-to-head with the troublesome Romans in an epic 3D battle. With high-quality paper-engineering throughout, this is the perfect addition to any Asterix collection.

Paper Engineer: José Pons
Publication date: November 24, 2015
Publisher: Asterix

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Disney Princess

Disney Princess Pop-up Book

Starring the timeless Disney Princess characters, this visually stunning volume is packed with intricately designed pop-ups, transformative scenes, and many other surprises. The ultimate pop-up for collectors and Disney fans.

Paper Engineer: Matthew Reinhart
Publication date: November 17, 2015
Publisher: Insight Editions

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The Walking Dead

Walking Dead Pop-up Book

Filled with eye-catchingly gory pops, The Walking Dead takes the reader through some of the most iconic moments from the series. Featuring five spreads, each with its own central pop that depicts a key element from the show.

Paper Engineer: Zerkin and Hawcock
Publication date: November 10, 2015
Publisher: Insight Editions

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The Little Prince

The Little Prince Pop-up Book

A pilot comes in contact with a captivating little prince in his journey and search for what is most important in life. This exciting pop-up edition includes the complete original text accompanied by Saint-Exupery’s beautiful illustrations.

Paper Engineer: Bernard Duisit
Publication date: November 10, 2015
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers

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Winter: A Pop-Up Book

Winter Pop-up Book David Carter

As day turns to night, bright red cardinals flit from branch to branch and weasels frolic among the berry-laden holly. With simple verse and scenes, each spread’s pop-up reveal the wonders of the winter season.

Paper Engineer: David A. Carter
Publication date: October 6, 2015
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

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Jingle Bells

Jingle bells Pop-up Book

Follow a sleigh ride across a snowy landscape. Featuring scenes that change on every spread and a stunning 3D pop-up at the end, this holiday keepsake captures the thrill of a winter adventure and the magic of the season.

Paper Engineer: Niroot Puttapipat
Publication date: September 8, 2015
Publisher: Candlewick

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