Americas National Parks: A Pop-Up Book by Don ComptonYour favorite national parks rise up in spectacular three-dimensional scenes in his spectacular book. Go on a coast-to-coast journey to 18 of our most-visited parks, six of them as stunning pop-ups. Detailed descriptions of 12 other national parks accompany colorful reproductions of original WPA posters. Pop-ups from paper engineer Bruce Foster and rich text by Dave Ember preserve the history and beauty of our most treasured national parks to be enjoyed at home for years to come.
America’s National Parks, Pop-Up Book Review
Photo provided by W. The design team of the book includes concept and text by Don Compton, paper engineer Bruce Foster, and award-winning illustrator Dave Ember. Because the pop art is the focal point of the book, text on each page is cleverly placed in foldout sections, which contain yet more pop art. The overall design is drawn from s WPA posters, giving the book a timeless feel. The stunning visuals of this pop-up book make it fun for everyone to learn about national parks. It contains information on 18 national parks, 6 of which include the titular pop-ups. The Great Smoky Mountains, along with several other national parks, are presented in vivid 3D form.
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See two bear cubs scrambling up a tree to safety, an alligator charging its prey, a dory boat crashing through the rapids of the Colorado River, a Red Jammer tour bus coming out of a mountain tunnel, Old Faithful Geyser erupting 13 inches above the page, and a mother Grizzly rising up to defend her cubs. Fascinating park action springs to life in cleverly designed mini-booklet pops. The beauty of our national parks comes to life in these pages. You and your family will be inspired to visit our national parks. Pop-up paper engineering is created by Bruce Foster, designer of 40 pop-up books including the amazing Harry Potter pop-up. Thirteen of these historic posters are faithfully reproduced in the book, courtesy of the Library of Congress.
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Paperpops: Bruce Foster Paper Engineering
Pop-up paper engineering is created by Bruce Foster, designer of 40 pop-up books including the amazing Harry Potter pop-up. Thirteen of these historic posters are faithfully reproduced in the book, courtesy of the Library of Congress. All products on the Smithsonian. All returns, defects, or inquiries about products should be directed to the affiliate. The Smithsonian is not responsible for and has no control over affiliate transactions.