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Pop-up book collectors

We would like to introduce to you: pop-up book collectors from all over the world. Collectors sharing their collections and favorite titles. Discover new authors, paper engineers and read all about their love for pop-up books.

Pop-up book collector Massimo

In this collectors interview, we meet Massimo Missiroli from Italy. He started collecting pop-up books back in 1978 and now owns an impressive collection of classic pop-up titles that has been seen by over 70.000 people. 

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Pop-up book collector Reinhard

In this collectors interview we meet Reinhard Tenbrock. Reinhard has been collecting pop-up books since 1983. He is a retired teacher for German literature and economics. First, when Reinhard started collecting, he bought books to read them with his five daughters.

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Pop-up book collector Elisa

Pop-up-book-collector-Elisa-2In this collector interview we are going to meet Elisa Gozzi and her pop-up book collection. Elisa, who also won a prize with our Giveaway event, is a student of Art History in Bologna, Italy and in her free time she’s helping associations that organize pop culture and comic events.

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Pop-up book collector Joe

pop-up-book-collector-Joe-thumbWe would like you to meet pop-up book collector Joe Yow from the United States. Joe is retired from teaching and law enforcement.  He’s collecting pop-up books for over two years now and already has a very impressive collection of pop-up and movable collectables.

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Pop-up book collector Anneke

thumbIn this Collectors Interview we share the touching story of Dutch pop-up book collector Anneke Eggink-Pelsma and her husband Jan Eggink. Anneke is a proud collector and huge fan of pop-ups. Anneke started to use pop-up books to motivate children to read more…

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Pop-up book collector Corrie

Interview pop-up book collector Corrie AllegroCorrie Allegro is a graphic designer, pop-up book collector and occasional book antiquarian from Australia. He’s a very active enthusiast and dedicated pop-up book collector. Over the past 38 years he became a pop-up enthusiast with an impressive collection of over 4200 books…

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Pop-up book collector José

You’ve probably already noticed that we like to introduce pop-up book collectors from all over the world. We also love to share great pop-up book collections and this time it’s the impressive collection of José from Portugal. José started collecting movables and pop-up books about 8 years ago…

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Pop-up book collector Rizal

News-Thumb-RizalMeet pop-up book collector, pop-up artist and our personal hero Mohamad Rizal Kapandi from Malaysia. For Rizal, pop-up books have the power to make your imagination come to life. We are very pleased that Rizal was willing to answer our questions about his passion.

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Pop-up book collector Ulrich

We had the honor to interview pop-up book collector Ulrich Tietz. Ulrich is 71 years old and a retired teacher from Germany with an impressive collection of (classic) pop-up books.

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Pop-up book collector Maaike

thumb-pop-up-book-collector-of-the-month-maaike-van-der-meulenMaaike van der Meulen is a Dutch book-artist living in Zwolle. She graduated as an illustrator and uses old printing techniques to make books and artwork.

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Pop-up book collector Yeray

YerayPerez-thumbThis is our very first collector interview! A new category on our website that shares pop-up book collections with other fans. We are very exited about this new addition on our website because we think it’s very useful to connect fans with fans worldwide. We start this new category with Yeray Pérez!

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WANTED: Pop-up book fans and collectors

Do you have a pop-up book collection you would like to share with other fans? Do you have special items like a signed book or special edition? Let us know and send us a picture and answer the questions below and maybe, you’ll find your collection on this page!

How it works

Send us a picture of you and your pop-up book collection and a short introduction of yourself. Don’t forget to include the answers to the questions from our Fan interview. You can send it to fans@bestpopupbooks.com