The School Collection: Children's Literature at the Education and Social Science Library
The School Collection: Children's Literature at the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library

Selected Bibliography of Pop-Up Books

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Although the titles in this bibliography have the School (S-) Collection prefix in the call number, they are all located in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library or at Rare Book Oak Street for preservation. Materials on this list do not circulate; however, they may be viewed in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Items in this bibliography include pop-up books, three dimensional books, and books that contain sliding pictures. For related materials, search the Online Library Catalog for the subject: Toy and Movable Books. Many of these authors have multiple pop-up books; search the Online Library Catalog by author to find additional titles.

To verify the location of an item, search for the book in the Online Library Catalog. If you require assistance locating an item, please ask for assistance at the SSHEL Information Desk.

Modern Pop-Ups

Abrahams, Peter. The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon. 2004.

The All-New, All-Different X-Men Pop-Up. 2007.

Andreae, Giles. Pop-Up Rumble in the Jungle. 2001.

Animals at Play: A Pop-Up Book. 1997.

Ansley, Frank. Trucks at Work: A Counting Pop-Up. 1997.

Augarde, Steve. Fire Engine to the Rescue. 1998.

Q.S.796.72 Au41v
Augarde, Steve. Vroom! Vroom!: A Pop-Up Race to the Finish. 2000.

Baby Dinosaurs: A Pop-Up Book. 1997.

S.B327w 2000
Baum, L. Frank. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. 2000.

Bender, Michael. All the World’s a Stage: A Pop-Up Biography of William Shakespeare. 1999.

Bleck, Linda. Pepper Goes to School. 2006.

Busy Trucks. 1997.

Cain, Sheridan. Crunching Munching Caterpillar: A Pop-Up Story. 2006.

Carle, Eric. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Pop-Up Book. 2009.

S.513.211 C245s
Carter, David A. 600 Black Spots: A Pop-Up Book for Children of All Ages. 2007.

Carter, David A. B is for Box: The Happy Little Yellow Box: A Pop-Up Book. 2014.

Carter, David A. Builder Bugs: A Busy Pop-Up Book. 2012.

Carter, David A. David A. Carter’s Curious Critters: A Pop-Up Menagerie. 1998.

Q.S.736.98 C245e
Carter, David A. Elements of Pop-Up: A Pop-Up Book for Aspiring Paper Engineers. 1999.

Carter, David A. Let’s Make It Pop-Up. 2004.

Carter, David A. Old MacDonald Had A Farm: A Pop-Up Book. 2001.

S.513.211 C245r
Carter, David A. One Red Dot: A Pop-Up Book for Children of All Ages. 2005.

Carter, David A. Snow Bugs: A Wintery Pop-Up Book. 2009.

S.610 C355I
Chambliss, Maxie. I’m Going to the Doctor: A Pop-Up Book. 1997.

Crespi, Francesca. Make a Joyful Noise: A Pop-Up Book of Christmas Carols. 1997.

SE.C886MYP 1997
Crowther, Robert. My Pop-Up Surprise ABC. 1997.

S.645 C8868p
Crowther, Robert. Pop-Up House of Inventions: Hundreds of Fabulous Facts About Your Home. 2009.

Q.720.1 D179s
Dalzell, Lucy. Sunrise to Highrise: A Wallbook of Architecture Through the Ages. 2014.

De Beer, Hans. Little Polar Bear: A Mini Pop-Up Book. 1997.

Dijs, Carla. The Boy Who Cried Wolf. 1997.

Dijs, Carla. The Lion and the Mouse. 1997.

Dijs, Carla. The Little Red Hen.1997.

Disney’s Pop-Up Animals. 2001.

Q.S.551.6 D734h
Dorion, Christiane. How the Weather Works. 2011.

S.550 D734h
Dorion, Christiane. How the World Works. 2010.

Driscoll, Laura. Finding Nemo: A 3-D Book. 2003.

Eisler, Melissa. Raggedy Ann and Andy and the Camel with the Wrinkled Knees: A Classic Collectible Pop-Up. 2003.

Eliasen, Lorena. The Chameleon and the Dragonfly. 2004.

Ewe, Olive. Bee Mine: A Pop-Up Book of Valentines. 2004.

Q.S.551.46 F273t
Faulkner, Keith. A 3-D Look at Oceans. 1996.

Q.S.520 F273t
Faulkner, Keith. A 3-D Look at Outer Space. 1996.

S.782.14 So841
Fink, Bert. The Sound of Music: A Collectible Pop-Up. 2009.

Q.S.296.435 F875h
Freedland, Sara. Hanukkah!: A Three-Dimensional Celebration. 1999.

Q.S.192 G154m
Ganeri, Anita. My Pop-Up World Atlas. 2012.

Genechten, Guido van. Because I Love You So Much: Pop-Up. 2006.

Golio, Gary. Bird & Diz. 2015.

Gottlieb, Dale. Bottom of the Ninth: A Pop-Up Book. 1997.

Graves, Keith. The Monsterator. 2014.

Gravett, Emily. Meerkat Mail. 2007.

Q.S.616.85225 G829p
Greenberg, Gary. Pop-Up Book of Phobias. 1999.

Q.S.813.54 H242p
Harris, John. Pop-up Aesop. 2005. .

Q.S. 611 H31a
Hawcock, David. The Amazing Pull-Out Pop-Up Body in a Book. 1997.

Q.S. 629.441 H31a 1998
Hawcock, David. The Amazing Pop-Up, Pull-Out Space Shuttle. 1998.

Idle, Molly. Flora and the Penguin. 2014.

S.591.5 J418a
Jenkins, Steve and Robin Page. Animals Upside Down: A Pull, Pop, Lift & Learn Book. 2013.

Johnson, Neil. Ghost Night: An Adventure in 3-D. 1996.

Kilpatrick, Irene. It's a Bug's World: With Pull-Tabs and Pop-Ups! 2009.

S.513.211 L513s
Lee, Kate. Snappy Little Numbers: Count the Numbers From 1 to 10. 1998.

Lishak, Anthony. Row Your Boat. 1999.

Q.S.942.1 M2881p
Maizels, Jennie. Pop-Up London: Full of Flaps, Facts, and Dramatic Pop-Ups. 2012.

S.595.7 M172b
McGavin, George. Bugs: A Stunning Pop-Up Look at Insects, Spiders, and Other Creepy-Crawlies. 2013.

Q.SE.M472r 1998
Meeuwissen, Tony. Remarkable Animals: 1,000 Amazing Amalgamations. 1998.

Melcher, Mary. Mommy, Who Does God Love? 1997.

S.791.430233 M7229a
Moerbeek, Kees. Alfred Hitchcock, the Master of Suspense: A Pop-Up Book. 2006.

SE. M732i
Moler, Robert E. If I Were A Halloween Monster: a Mirror-Mask Book with Pop-Up Surprises! 1999.

Q.S.398.2 M852d
Moseley, Keith. Dragons: A Pop-Up Book of Fantastic Adventures. 2006.

Murphy, Chuck. Chuck Murphy's Bow Wow: A Pop-Up Book of Shapes. 1999.

Murphy, Chuck. Chuck Murphy’s Black Cat White Cat: A Pop-Up Book of Opposites. 1998.

Norville, Deborah. I Don’t Want to Sleep Tonight. 1999.

S.428.1 P363a
Pelham, David. ABC Fun: Applebee Cat’s Activity Alphabet. 1997.

Q.S.513.2 P363c
Pelham, Sophie. Counting Creatures: Pop-Up Animals From 1 to 100. 2004.

Q.S.910 P456a
Petty, Kate. The Amazing Pop-Up Geography Book. 2000.

Q.S.513.213 P456a
Petty, Kate. The Amazing Pop-Up Multiplication Book. 1998.

Q.SE.P597g 1999
Pienkowski, Jan. Good Night: A Pop-Up Lullaby. 1999.

S.629.13 P597P
Pienkowski, Jan. Planes and Other Things that Fly. 1997.

Q.S.932 P759e 1997
Polk, Milbry. Egyptian Mummies: A Pop-Up Book. 1997.

Potter, Beatrix. Flopsy Bunnies: With Sliding Pictures. 1997.

Potter, Beatrix. Two Bad Mice: With Sliding Pictures. 1997.

Ratnett, Michael. Dracula Steps Out: A Pop-Up Book. 1998.

Q.S.398.2 R212c
Ray, Jane. Cinderella: A Three-Dimensional Fairy-Tale Theater. 2012.

Q.S.392.469 R275d
Reinhart, Matthew. Dragons and Monsters. 2011.

S.201.3 R275g
Reinhart, Matthew. Gods & Heroes. 2010.

Risco, Elle D. Incredibles: Amazing 3-D Adventure! 2004.

Q.S.R5414g 2000
Roberts, David. Ghoul School. 2000.

Sabuda, Robert. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. 2003.

S. Sa139c
Sabuda, Robert. The Chronicles of Narnia: Pop-Ups. 2007.

S.567.903 Sa139d
Sabuda, Robert. Dinosaurs: Encyclopedia Prehistorica. 2005

Sanderson, Ruth. Cats. 1997.

Sandland, Reg. The Day Before Christmas. 1997.

Sandland, Reg. Trouble at the Haunted House. 1997.

Sardegna, Jill. You Monsters Are In Charge. 2002.

Scarry, Richard. Richard Scarry’s Pop-Up Opposites. 1998.

Scarry, Richard. Richard Scarry's Pop-Up Time. 1997.

Schwartz, Betty Ann. Santa’s Magic Gifts: A Pop-Up Book. 2006.

Sendak, Maurice. Mommy? 2006.

Seuss, Dr. Horton Hears a Who. 2008.

Seuss, Dr. The Lorax Pop-Up!. 2012.

Smyth Iain. Zoom, Zoom Fire Engine! 1997.

Spinelli, Eileen. How to Clean Your Room. 2009.

Steer, Dugald. Snappy Little Jungle: There’s So Much to Explore! 2001.

Q.SE.St51t 2000
Stickland, Paul. Truck Jam. 2000.

Tagg, Christine. Who Will You Meet on Scary Street? 2001.

Tatcheva, Eva. Witch Zelda’s Birthday Cake: A Wild and Wicked Pop-Up, Pull-the-Tab Book. 2001

Tong, Willabel. Cars, Boats, Trains, & Planes: A Pop-Up Book. 1998.

Trevelyan, Kathy. Don’t Be Surprised! : A Pop-Up Picture Book. 1997.

S.736.98 V234p
Valenta, Barbara. Pop-O-Mania: How to Create Your Own Pop-Ups. 1997.

S.516.15 V282h
Van der Meer, Ron. How Many?: Spectacular Paper Sculptures: A Pop-Up. 2007.

Wilson-Max, Ken. Ken Wilson-Max’s Amazing Pop-Up & Pull-Tab Circus Performers. 1997.

Q.S.701.05 Y85a
Young, Jay. The Art of Science: A Pop-Up Adventure in Art. 1999.

Zelinsky, Paul O. The Wheels on the Bus. 1990.

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Historic Pop-Ups

Bannerman, Helen. The Story of Little Black Sambo: With "Pop-Up" Picture. 1934.

Bonn, Franz. The Children's Theatre: A Reproduction of the Antique Pop-Up Book. 1978.

S.808.80334 B992c
Byj, Charlot. Christmas on Stage: A Book of Words in Rhyme and Reason to Greet the Magic Christmas Season. 1950.

Clyne, Geraldine. The Jolly Jump-Ups ABC Book. 1948.

Defoe, Daniel. Robinson Crusoe. 188-?.

Dreany, E. Joseph. Cowboys in Pop-Up Action Pictures. 1951.

Dreany, E. Joseph. Indians in Pop-Up Action Pictures. 1951.

No Call Number, ask for assistance
Kubašta, Vojtech. A Christmas Tale. 1960.

Kubasta, Vojtech. Ricky the Rabbit. 1961.

Tom and Jerry: A Pop-Up Book. 1972.

No Call Number, ask for assistance
Trotta, John. The Superdooper Pop-Up Counting Book. 1973?.

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Online Resources

  • Pop-Up and Movable Books: A Tour Through Their History

    This University of North Texas site presents a brief history of pop-up books from the nineteenth century to the present, focusing on different publishers of pop-up books.

  • The Pop-up World of Ann Montanaro

    Links to other pop-up book exhibits, print resources, and a history of pop-up books are provided at this site. Ann Montanaro is the author of an extensive bibliography of pop-up books, Pop-up and Movable Books, a two-volume set available in the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign's S-Collection Reference Collection (S.016.741642 M762p).

  • Spring Surprises: Popular, Literary and Scientific Pop-up Books

    Photos and titles of pop-up books from an exhibit appear on this site, together with a very brief introduction to the history of pop-up books.

  • Vintage Pop up Books

    Though commercial, the Children's Bookstore website includes a list of vintage pop-up books from the mid-nineteenth century through the end of the twentieth. Each entry provides a brief summary of a book accompanied by a video read-through showing the pop-ups in action, complete with soundtrack.

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