Charles Dickens' a Christmas Carol: A Pop-Up Book (Hardcover)
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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 an artist and best-selling author who has taken his unique painting style and effortlessly transferred his signature look to a popular series of pop-up books.
Arguably one of the greatest writers of the Victorian era, Charles Dickens is the author of such literary masterpieces as A Tale of Two Cities (1859), A Christmas Carol (1843), David Copperfield (1850), and The Adventures of Oliver Twist (1839), among many others. Dickens' s indelible characters and timeless stories continue to resonate with readers around the world more than 130 years after his death. Dickens was born in 1812 and died in 1870.
Lisa Rojany Buccieri has 17 years experience in publishing, specializing in novelty formats and unique children's books. She has worked at several major publishers and has written nearly 100 children's books. She lives in suburban Los Angeles with her husband and three daughters.
Sachiko Yoshikawa moved to San Francisco from Japan in 1988 to study art. She has illustrated numerous books for young readers. She lives in Washington state.
Bruce Foster is the paper engineer behind dozens of elaborate pop-up books for both publishers and fine art museums. Bruce's pop-up magic also appeared in Disney's new movie, "Enchanted. "Bruce lives with his wife, Lori, and daughters, Nicole and Lydia, in Houston, Texas.
". . . by far one of the most beautiful books I have ever seen."
" 'Marvelous' - filled with marvels - is the appropriate word for Chuck Fischer's rendition of Dickens's A Christmas Carol."