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Upcoming pop-up books

Upcoming Pop-Up Books 2018/19

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!

Pop-Up Moon

Pop-Up Moon

Open this book and discover the dazzling magic of the moon! Find out where it came from, why it seems to change shape, how its power affects the earth, and what causes an eclipse. Shoot into space with the Saturn V rocket and travel back in time to join the first men on the moon…

Paper engineer: Olivier Charbonnel
Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd
Hardcover: 20 pages

This title will be released on January 17, 2019

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Fairy Tale Play

Fairy Tale Play: A pop-up storytelling book

Featuring four evocative scenes including under the sea, in a forest, at a castle, and inside a cave, and over 100 characters to press out and use. The book also includes four plays to read and act out. The story possibilities are limited only by your imagination!

Author: Julia Spiers
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Hardcover: 8 pages

This title will be released on February 5, 2019

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Grow, Baby, Grow!

Grow, Baby, Grow!

See baby grow and develop month by month with 9 stunning, life-size pop-ups! Grow, Baby, Grow! artistically and poetically illustrates the growth of a baby before birth by comparing him or her to something wonderful and familiar: a pearl on the beach, a cherry on a limb, a starfish in the sea.

Author: Mertixell Marti & Xavier Salomo
Publisher: Familius
Hardcover: 18 pages

This title will be released on March 1, 2019

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DreamWorks Dragons

Dragons Pop-Up Book

DreamWorks Dragons: The Pop-Up Book invites you to explore dragon lore and peek inside the Hidden World from the upcoming film. Engage with six large pops, seven smaller pops, and a removable map woven into beautifully illustrated artwork just waiting to be explored.

Paper engineer: James Diaz
Publisher: Insight Editions
Hardcover: 10 pages

This title will be released on March 5, 2019

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Believe

Believe Pop-Up Book by Robert Sabuda

All of life’s possibilities are just a page turn away in this beautiful pop-up book from paper artist Robert Sabuda. Throughout, phrases and images evoking potential are answered by a glorious 3-D image on the following spread. Believe is the perfect way to celebrate life’s passages and look forward to new horizons.

Author: Robert Sabuda
Publisher: Candlewick
Hardcover: 24 pages

This title will be released on April 9, 2019

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My First Pop-Up Dinosaurs

My First Pop-Up Dinosaurs

Watch long-extinct creatures spring to life in a striking first pop-up book for budding paleontologists. At once simple and sophisticated, Owen Davey’s striking pop-ups, with their geometric patterns of spiky scales, dramatic splotches, and dotted feathers, are sure to mesmerize dinosaur aficionados of all ages.

Author: Owen Davey
Publisher: Candlewick Studio
Hardcover: 20 pages

This title will be released on April 9, 2019

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Moby-Dick: A Pop-Up Book

Moby Dick Pop-Up Book

In time for the 200th anniversary of author Herman Melville’s birth, this beautifully rendered pop-up retelling of Moby-Dick is a wonder to behold. Rich linocut artworks portray ten key chronological moments from the story in shadowbox-style pop-ups.

Paper engineer: Gerard Lo Monaco
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Hardcover: 16 pages

This title will be released on May 7, 2019

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Leonardo Pop-Ups

Leonardo Pop-Ups

Experience the most famous Renaissance artist and inventor in a brand-new way. McCarthy showcases a variety of pop-ups showing off Da Vinci’s many talents. Featuring Da Vinci’s most enduring artworks including The Vitruvian Man, The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa.

Author: Courtney Watson McCarthy
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Hardcover: 16 pages

This title will be released on May 7, 2019

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Pop-up Jungle

Pop-Up Jungle

In another palm-size pop-up book, designer Ingela P. Arrhenius showcases flora, fauna, and other familiar scenes of the jungle with her trademark retro style. Tree frogs, monkeys, and jewel-toned birds are just a few of the extraordinary creatures that make their home within this forest.

Author: Ingela P. Arrhenius
Publisher: Candlewick Studio
Hardcover: 30 pages

This title will be released on May 14, 2019

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Shells: A Summer Pop-Up Book

Shells Summer Pop-Up Book

Along summer beaches, shells beckon with their timeless beauty and wonder. They provide protection for many ocean animals, populate colorful coral reefs, and sometimes surprise with a pearl inside! Interactive features and fun facts abound in this unique summertime pop-up book.

Paper engineer: Yoojin Kim
Publisher: Jumping Jack Press
Hardcover:

This title will be released on June 1, 2019

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What's Inside?

What's Inside Pop-Up Book

An informative, pop-up book full of surprises, perfect for young nature fans. Explore the tunnels of a termite mound, the inside of a beaver lodge, a beehive on the roof of a skyscraper, and much more. Fascinating facts are combined with multi-layered illustration and paper engineering.

Author: Miranda Smith
Publisher: Egmont UK
Hardcover: 32 pages

This title will be released on June 1, 2019

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