America, the Beautiful, in glorious 3-D

January 8, 2010 at 4:00 pm

America the Beautiful by Robert Sabuda; published by Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division, New York; 2004.

Awesome pop-up figures illustrate the familiar lyrics to “America the Beautiful.”  Each pop up figure is a masterful reproduction of landmarks in the United States selected to magnify the meaning of the lyrics (and the name of the landmark is printed on every page).  All of the popups are created in white paper and the background page color varies to emphasize the art.  Amazingly, a miniature pop up book on the last page illustrates the other verses of the song.

This book would be a great display item in a public library during July and November (election time) or supporting elementary school curriculum on the United States.


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