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

Q.S.K587g
Abrahams, Peter. The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon. 2004.

Q.S.Al515
The All-New, All-Different X-Men Pop-Up. 2007.

SE.An254p
Andreae, Giles. Pop-Up Rumble in the Jungle. 2001.

SE.AN544
Animals at Play: A Pop-Up Book. 1997.

SE.AN821T
Ansley, Frank. Trucks at Work: A Counting Pop-Up. 1997.

Q.SE.Au41fi
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.

SE.B1196
Baby Dinosaurs: A Pop-Up Book. 1997.

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

SB.S527b
Bender, Michael. All the World’s a Stage: A Pop-Up Biography of William Shakespeare. 1999.

SE.B614p
Bleck, Linda. Pepper Goes to School. 2006.

SE.B9692
Busy Trucks. 1997.

SE.C123c
Cain, Sheridan. Crunching Munching Caterpillar: A Pop-Up Story. 2006.

Q.SE.C1922v2009
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.

SE.Se81b
Carter, David A. Builder Bugs: A Busy Pop-Up Book. 2012.

SE.C2453d
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.

SE.C2453IF
Carter, David A. If You’re Happy and You Know It: A Pop-Up Book. 1997.

SE.C245le
Carter, David A. Let’s Make It Pop-Up. 2004.

SE.C2453o
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.

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Carter, David A. School Bugs: An Elementary Pop-Up Book. 2009.

SE.C245s
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.

SE.C8641M
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.

SE.D35Kl:E1
DeBeer, Hans. Little Polar Bear: A Mini Pop-Up Book. 1997.

SE.D569bo
Dijs, Carla. The Boy Who Cried Wolf. 1997.

SE.569li
Dijs, Carla. The Lion and the Mouse. 1997.

SE.D569l
Dijs, Carla. The Little Red Hen.1997.

SE.D6321pa
Disney’s Pop-Up Adventures. 2001.

SE.D6321pan
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.

SE.D833f
Driscoll, Laura. Finding Nemo: A 3-D Book. 2003.

S.Ei87rc
Eisler, Melissa. Raggedy Ann and Andy and the Camel with the Wrinkled Knees: A Classic Collectible Pop-Up. 2003.

SE.El42c
Eliasen, Lorena. The Chameleon and the Dragonfly. 2004.

SE.Ew31b
Ewe, Olive. Bee Mine: A Pop-Up Book of Valentines. 2004.

Q.SE.F273s
Faulkner, Keith. Santa’s Surprise: A Pop-Up Storybook. 2003.

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.

SE.G286o
Genechten, Guido van. Because I Love You So Much: Pop-Up. 2006.

SE.G715b
Gottlieb, Dale. Bottom of the Ninth: A Pop-Up Book. 1997.

Q.SE.G788m
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.

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

Q.S.J6355g
Johnson, Neil. Ghost Night: An Adventure in 3-D. 1996.

SE.K559i
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.

Q.SE.L687r
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.

SE.M4812m
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.

SE.M952b
Murphy, Chuck. Chuck Murphy's Bow Wow: A Pop-Up Book of Shapes. 1999.

SE.M952ch
Murphy, Chuck. Chuck Murphy’s Black Cat White Cat: A Pop-Up Book of Opposites. 1998.

SE.N829i
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.

SE. P85FL
Potter, Beatrix. Flopsy Bunnies: With Sliding Pictures. 1997.

SE.P85t
Potter, Beatrix. Two Bad Mice: With Sliding Pictures. 1997.

SE.R1892d
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.

S.R492i
Risco, Elle D. Incredibles: Amazing 3-D Adventure! 2004.

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

S.Sa132al
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

SE.Sa56c
Sanderson, Ruth. Cats. 1997.

SE.D3312
Sandland, Reg. The Day Before Christmas. 1997.

SE.T7562
Sandland, Reg. Trouble at the Haunted House. 1997.

S.Sa72y
Sardegna, Jill. You Monsters Are In Charge. 2002.

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

SE.Sca77rps
Scarry, Richard. Richard Scarry’s Pop-Up Shapes. 1998.

SE.Sca77rpt
Scarry, Richard. Richard Scarry's Pop-Up Time. 1997.

SE.Sca77rpw
Scarry, Richard. Richard Scarry's Pop-Up Wheels. 1997.

SE.Sch952s
Schwartz, Betty Ann. Santa’s Magic Gifts: A Pop-Up Book. 2006.

SE.Se558m
Sendak, Maurice. Mommy? 2006.

S.Se81ho2008
Seuss, Dr. Horton Hears a Who. 2008.

S.Se81L2012
Seuss, Dr. The Lorax Pop-Up!. 2012.

SE.Sm96z
Smyth Iain. Zoom, Zoom Fire Engine! 1997.

SE.Sp465h
Spinelli, Eileen. How to Clean Your Room. 2009.

SE.St325sn
Steer, Dugald. Snappy Little Jungle: There’s So Much to Explore! 2001.

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

SE.T1281w
Tagg, Christine. Who Will You Meet on Scary Street? 2001.

Q.SE.T187w
Tatcheva, Eva. Witch Zelda’s Birthday Cake: A Wild and Wicked Pop-Up, Pull-the-Tab Book. 2001

Q.SE.C238
Tong, Willabel. Cars, Boats, Trains, & Planes: A Pop-Up Book. 1998.

SE.T728D
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.

SE.W695k
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.

Q.SE.Z37w
Zelinsky, Paul O. The Wheels on the Bus. 1990.

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Historic Pop-Ups

SE.B226L
Bannerman, Helen. The Story of Little Black Sambo: With "Pop-Up" Picture. 1934.

Q.SE.B642c
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.

SE.J595
Clyne, Geraldine. The Jolly Jump-Ups ABC Book. 1948.

IUA17065
Defoe, Daniel. Robinson Crusoe. 188-?.

S.D81c
Dreany, E. Joseph. Cowboys in Pop-Up Action Pictures. 1951.

S.D81i
Dreany, E. Joseph. Indians in Pop-Up Action Pictures. 1951.

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

Q.SE.R426
Kubasta, Vojtech. Ricky the Rabbit. 1961.

SE.T592
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.

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