The Pop-Up World of Ann Montanaro
The Miraculous and the Devout
Bible stories from the Old Testament in three
Christos Kondeatis, designer, illustrator, and paper engineer. Printed in Colombia, South
America. New York,
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1991.
Description: 29 x 31 cm. 10 pages. Five scenes from the Old Testament: the Garden of Eden, the
story of Noah,
the Red Sea crossing, the story of David and Goliath, and the Tower of Babel. Five double-page,
pop-ups. This spectacular pop-up of the parting of the Red Sea has all of the power of the tale,
his outstretched hand, spraying waves, and the Egyptians being engulfed in the water in the
The complex mechanical in the foreground has two double-sided horses pulling a chariot.
Confirmation. Catechetical Scenes.
By M. Coerezza. Hong Kong, Salesian
Catechetical Centre, 1957.
Description: 14 x 19 cm. 44 pages. Twenty stand-up scenes, each printed parallel to the spine,
describe the inspirational text printed at the base of each illustration. In this representation, "The
Outward Rite", the ceremony of confirmation is illustrated and described.
The Christmas alphabet
Robert Sabuda, designer and paper engineer. Produced by White Heat Ltd. Printed and hand
assembled in Colombia, South America. New York, Orchard Books, 1994.
Description: 20 x 26 cm. 14 pages. On a white background, each of the pages has two 9 x 13 cm.
colored, rectangular cards. The cards open to reveal beautifully constructed, origami-like objects
depicting each of the letters of the alphabet. All of the pop-ups are white except for letter W
which is a stained glass window, and letter X which is illustrated with red and white candy canes
My first little Hanukkah pop-up book.
By Carol Gildar. Produced by Compass Productions.Printed in Singapore. New York, Cartwheel
Description: 17 x 17 cm. 12 pages. Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights is celebrated on these pages
a tab to light the menorah, watching the soldiers fight for freedom, spinning the dreidel, and
boxes. Four double-page pop-ups and tab-operated mechanicals. The soldiers pictured here, led
the Maccabee, set the Hebrews free. This book has a companion volume, My first little
The good world God made/David the
shepherd who becomes king. [JPG 95K]
Turn-around Pop-up Book. By Marjie Mehlis. Borje Svensson, illustrator. John
Strejan, designer. Tor Lokvig, paper
engineer. Printed in Colombia, South America. Elgin, Illinois, David C. Cook Publishing Co.,
Description: 26 cm. 10 pages. Two separate works appear in this book and can be read front to
back by turning the
book upside down. The stones shown in the paving on this side of the picture become stones in
the water in the
Garden of Eden setting.