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Encyclopedia Prehistorica Dinosaurs Pop-Up - by Robert Sabuda & Matthew Reinhart (Hardcover)

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Highlights

  • From renowned pop-up masters Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart comes an awe-inspiring tribute to the world's most beloved extinct animals and their 180-million-year reign on our planet.
  • Bluebonnet Awards 2007 4th Winner, Parents Choice Award (Fall) (1998-2007) (Gold) 2005 1st Winner
  • 5-9 Years
  • 9.9" x 8.0" Hardcover
  • 12 Pages
  • Juvenile Nonfiction, Animals
  • Series Name: Encyclopedia Prehistorica

Description



About the Book



From two renowned pop-up masters comes an awe-inspiring tribute to the world's most beloved, extinct animals and their 180-million-year reign on Earth--brought to life in 35 thrilling 3-D pop-ups. Full color.



Book Synopsis



From renowned pop-up masters Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart comes an awe-inspiring tribute to the world's most beloved extinct animals and their 180-million-year reign on our planet.

Open this book and a massive T. REX springs out, flashing a startling jawful of jagged teeth. Turn the next spread and a ravishing raptor unfurls and appears to fly off the edge of the page. Inside the amazing ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: DINOSAURS are "shield bearers" in full-body armor, creatures with frilly headgear, and weighty, long-necked giants. There are even amusing tidbits on the history of paleontology itself -- like a pop-up version of a Victorian New Year's dinner in the belly of a dinosaur model, or a pair of scientists locked in a literal tug-of-war over bones.

Full of fascinating facts and lighthearted good humor, this breathtaking book includes fascinating, up-to-the-minute information about popular dinosaurs as well as many lesser-known varieties. With each of six spreads featuring one spectacular, large pop-up as well as booklets of smaller pop-ups and text, ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: DINOSAURS is a magnificent display of paper engineering and creativity -- an astonishing book that will be read, admired, and treasured forever.



Review Quotes




Don't just look at the brilliantly designed and executed pop-ups of more than 35 dinosaurs; the engaging text is also a great introduction to everyone's favorite extinct creatures.
--The New York Times Book Review

With so many layers and moving paper parts - water-colored on all sides - readers may begin to feel like paleontologists unearthing fossils. Dino fans won't be disappointed.
--Publishers Weekly, starred review

This triumph of paper technology prompts amazement both at Sabuda and Reinhart's creativity and at the magnificence of the creatures they portray.
--Horn Book, The

Informational tidbits appear alongside exquisitely designed pop-up constructions in this visually stunning overview of all things dinosaur.
--School Library Journal

With Sabuda lending deft paper engineering to artwork rendered by Reinhart, who also wrote the book's text, the Mesozoic's major players leap into three dimension.
--Booklist

Frills, spikes, wings, and horns burst from the pages of this pop-up book in fabulous, intricate symmetry.
--Entertainment Weekly

For our 5-year-old reviewer, it was all about the intricate pop-up designs of the snaggle-toothed theropod and spiny-backed stegosaur.
--Wall Street Journal

What's old (we're talking Mesozoic Era) is new again in Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart's knockout new pop-up book ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: DINOSAURS. . . . In sharp, often humorous prose, the kings of pop-up deliver facts on more than 50 species that should impress even rabid dinophiles.
--FamilyFun

The Jurassic Age jumps off the page in ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: DINOSAURS.
--Parents

This book defies categories. Robert Sabuda is readily acknowledged as the king of pop-ups, but Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart together have outdone themselves.
--Chicago Tribune

ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: DINOSAURS covers shield bearers, frill heads, meat eaters and more with dozens of spectacular pop-ups tucked inside.
--Time Magazine

For readers looking for a provocative introduction to life millions of years ago, this superb volume offers instant appeal.
--Chicago Sun-Times

'Stunning' is a much overused word -- especially by book critics. Yet stunnig is truly the best way to describe ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA: DINOSAURS.
--Pittsburgh Post Gazette

In this ultimate pop-up paean to the giant reptiles of yore, a prodigious amount of dinosaur lore accompanies more than 35 astonishingly intricate 3-D illustrations by two renowned paper engineers.
--Child

This is a beautiful and artistic pop-up.
--Advocate, The (Baton Rouge)

Appealing to readers of almost all ages, thanks to the magical paper engineering of Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart.
--Denver Post

This dinosaur pop-up book is truly wonderful.
--Seattle Times

[A] mind-boggling compendium of all things dinosaur.
--Child Magazine's Best Children's Book Award

The definitive pop-up. That's what the cover bills, and that's what the book delivers.
--San Francisco Chronicle

A pictorial feast.
--Los Angeles Times



About the Author



Robert Sabuda is the creator of many breathtaking pop-up books, including ALICE IN WONDERLAND and THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ, both of which were NEW YORK TIMES bestsellers.

Matthew Reinhart is the creator of many award-winning pop-up books, including the Young Naturalist series, THE POP-UP BOOK OF PHOBIAS, and ANIMAL POPPOSITES.

Dimensions (Overall): 9.9 Inches (H) x 8.0 Inches (W) x 2.2 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.65 Pounds
Suggested Age: 5-9 Years
Number of Pages: 12
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Animals
Series Title: Encyclopedia Prehistorica
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Format: Hardcover
Author: Robert Sabuda & Matthew Reinhart
Language: English
Street Date: July 12, 2005
TCIN: 11319212
UPC: 9780763622282
Item Number (DPCI): 247-00-2226
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 2.2 inches length x 8 inches width x 9.9 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.65 pounds
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5.0 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
100% would recommend
22 recommendations

Incredible!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
rschnei31 - 6 months ago
This book is absolutely astonishing. It is so cool! The details put into it are unlike anything I’ve seen in a book before, especially about dinosaurs. My 5 year old Dino lover is obsessed with this book (as am I!) Highly recommend!
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Worth every penny

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Lady Lamb - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
So beautiful and detailed. Loved it so much we started hunting down other books by this pop up artist.
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So much detail and life in this book

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Mr Quincy - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
It is evident that this book was crafted with pride. The level of detail is outstanding. Our son loves the dinosaurs and the stories that accompany them. It is education, fun, and inspirational. A jewel box of a book. Just be careful to fold the dinosaurs slowly and correctly, else the paper can be damaged. This would be best for a child who can appreciate and care for this special book.
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Amazing

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Angela - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
Beautiful, my daughter’s loved dinosaur and they’re very happy and excited with this book❤️ it’s impressive all the dinosaurs 100% recommend.
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Very cool

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
JHmom - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
The coolest dinosaur book ever! It’s definitely not for toddlers - my youngest ripped a few dinos apart in the 10 seconds I was gone. But for older kids, it’s really neat! Very interesting information, graphics, everything. Every single page is fun.
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Great gift for little dino lovers

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
KM - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
This is a beautifully made book, with a lot of interesting facts and history about dinosaurs, and organized well. My almost 4-year-old son loves it!
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So much more than expected

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
M Burnz - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
The pop-ups are fantastic, and every page having all the smaller ones makes this such an amazing set up. Definitely a must for the young dinosaur lover
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amazing book

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
mayflowers - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
By far the coolest dinosaur book I’ve seen. Tons of information and pop ups galore! Highly recommend
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Amazing book!

5 out of 5 stars
ljav4 - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
This is such a beautifully made book. I got it for my Dino-loving son for his 3rd birthday and he is so impressed. The pop ups are truly stunning. They’re so intricate, colorful and exciting to open. I would’ve paid $100 and felt like that was a good deal for the craftsmanship and quality of this special book.
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We love this book!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
lgonzo521 - 3 years ago
This is an amazing book! We bought this book to go along with our sensory bins and educational play time. The pop ups are beautiful and well made! It really captivated my daughters’ attention!
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Nephew Birthday

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Heather - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
The pop ups are great.
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Fantastic!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Stephanie - 3 years ago
We recieved this book as a Christmas gift and my son is obsessed! I highly recommend!
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5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Inanilangdalawa - 4 years ago, Verified purchaser
This book is so cool! My son loves it!!! So educational also about Dinosaurs!
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5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
MP - 4 years ago, Verified purchaser
I am so excited to give this to my son on Christmas morning! It is the coolest pop up book I’ve ever seen. It feels very sturdy too!
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Perfect gift for a dino lover

5 out of 5 stars
Sydney - 4 years ago, Verified purchaser
Awesome book for dinosaur lovers! Bought as a christmas present. Pop ups are made to last, and has a ton of great information.
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BEST POP-UPS!!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
AlyP - 4 years ago, Verified purchaser
Best pop ups ever! Purchased for my 3 year old (a little mature for him, but he LOVES the pop ups!) This is his “special book” and he knows to be gentle with each page. We bought one for our 5 y.o. Nephew as well, big hit!
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For dinosaur lovers of all ages...

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Kay - 5 years ago, Verified purchaser
Bought this for our grandson who is dinosaur crazy. Such an intricate, well done book. Cant wait to give it to him on Christmas.
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5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Happy mom - 6 years ago, Verified purchaser
Absolutely love this book! Great quality worth the cost!
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Most detailed pop-up book ever!!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
judyn47 - 6 years ago, Verified purchaser
I absolutely love this book!! I bought it for my dino-loving grandson, but I enjoy it so much myself!! It is the most awesome pop-up book I have ever seen!! It is a piece of art!!
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5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
txbonnie - 6 years ago, Verified purchaser
Fabulous!! A must have for every dinosaur lover!! Bought for my grand daughter's fourth birthday but I may need to reorder for myself!! It is amazing!!
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