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Upcoming pop-up books

upcoming-pop-up-books-(Groot)On this page you’ll find the newest upcoming pop-up books. We’ve selected the newest titles which are already available for pre-order right now. For pop-up books that have been released recently, visit our Latest Pop-Up Releases page. This list will be regularly updated and we’re always happy to add new titles. Are you an author or do you know of a book that can not be missed? Please let us know!

Midnight Monsters

Midnight Monsters: A Pop-up Shadow Search

Turn off the lights, get your flashlight, and come on a wonderful shadow adventure with Midnight Monsters! This follow-up book to the immensely popular Midnight Creatures takes you on a journey through five more beautifully crafted pop-up scenes full of hidden monsters to find.

Paper Engineer: Helen Friel
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Hardcover: 10 pages

This title will be released on August 14, 2018

Pre-order at Amazon

The Nutcracker: Pop-up Adaptation

The Nutcracker: An Enchanting Pop-up Adaptation

The Nutcracker comes alive in this pop-up adaptation of the classic holiday tale. Seven brightly-illustrated and dynamic spreads of pop-ups and interactive elements tell the tale of The Nutcracker like never before. This version of The Nutcracker is sure to become a Christmas classic.

Paper Engineer: Yevgeniya Yeretskaya
Publisher: Jumping Jack Press
Hardcover: 7 pages

This title will be released on September 1, 2018

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Rome: The Eternal Beauty

Rome: The Eternal Beauty: Pop-Up

A fascinating journey through colorful pages that turn into Rome’s most famous buildings, helping even the youngest to recognize their principal characteristics: the Colosseum, St. Peters and the Sistine Chapel, Trevi Fountain, and many others.

Paper Engineer: Dario Cestaro
Publisher: Marsilio
Hardcover: 12 pages

This title will be released on September 4, 2018

Pre-order at Amazon

The Hearthstone Pop-Up Book

The Hearthstone Pop-Up Book

Embark on an exhilarating journey into the world of Blizzard Entertainment’s Hearthstone. Unfold each page to reveal a spectacular central pop accompanied by booklets of smaller pops. A marvel of creativity and paper engineering.

Paper Engineer: Simon Arizpe
Publisher: Insight Editions
Hardcover: 5 pages

This title will be released on October 2, 2018

Pre-order at Amazon

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

Relive the iconic Tim Burton film The Nightmare Before Christmas like never before with this pop-up retelling by New York Times best-selling pop-up author and artist, Matthew Reinhart.

Paper Engineer: Matthew Reinhart
Publisher: Disney Editions
Hardcover: 12 pages

This title will be released on October 2, 2018

Pre-order at Amazon

Limited Edition

Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

This autographed and numbered edition of The Nightmare Before Christmas Pop-Up by Matthew Reinhart comes in a slipcase with a special pop cover exclusive to this edition.

Paper Engineer: Matthew Reinhart
Publisher: Disney Editions
Hardcover: 12 pages

This title will be released on October 2, 2018

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Zahhak: Legend of the Serpent King

zahhak pop-up book Simon Arizpe

The world of Zahhak: The Legend of the Serpent King literally pops off the page in this full color pop-up book with intricately crafted spreads, two pop-up folds per page, and complex construction that will delight readers young and old with every turn of the page.

Paper Engineer: Simon Arizpe
Publisher: Fantagraphics
Hardcover: 18 pages

This title will be released on October 2, 2018

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Beyond the Sixth Extinction

Beyond the Sixth Extinction

Whether or not we know it, the sixth global extinction is already under way, propelled not by a meteor but by human activity on Earth. Take a long step forward into the year 4847 with the help of stunning pop-ups portraying eight fantastical creatures.

Paper Engineer: Shawn Sheehy
Publisher: Candlewick
Hardcover: 40 pages

This title will be released on October 9, 2018

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Harry Potter: Guide to Hogwarts

Harry Potter: A Pop-Up Guide to Hogwarts

Harry Potter: A Pop-Up Guide to Hogwarts is a guide to the school of witchcraft and wizardry. This book features spectacular pop-up re-creations of key locations inside and outside Hogwarts castle, and it opens flat to form a pop-up map of the castle and its grounds.

Paper Engineer: Matthew Reinhart
Publisher: Insight Editions
Hardcover: 5 pages

This title will be released on October 23, 2018

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The Human Body: Guide to Anatomy

The Human Body: A Pop-Up Guide to Anatomy

It’s 1839 and you are a medical student working on your first human body dissection! Under the watchful eye of Dr Walker, peel the flaps back to reveal the inner workings of the human body, from bone and muscle, to the brain, eyes, heart, lungs and everything in-between.

Author: Richard Walker
Publisher: Templar Publishing
Hardcover: 16 pages

This title will be released on December 13, 2018

Pre-order at Amazon