N O A H’ S A R K - Pop Up Book

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‘When an artist of Brian Wildsmith’s eminence enters the world of pop-up something special is indicated, and so it is. While many of the effects must be credited to the paper engineer, Wildsmith has plenty of his own. In particular as ark and sea, dove and rainbow rise up from the page, they can be viewed as rewardingly from the back as the front and the utilitarian tabs which operate some of the gadgetry are in themselves small works of art. Each of the five pop-up spreads has its surprise. Pelican and elephant help to load the ark. Noah’s family act as a welcoming party as the animals enter. Lightening flashes across a stormy sky. A typical Wildsmith’s sun breaks through the clouds as the dove returns. Sun and rainbow join in benediction over Ararat. Pop-up collectors will want this one…