Puff, the Magic Dragon flies into a new dimension in this spectacular, deluxe pop-up book. Master paper engineer Bruce Foster, who created the bestselling Harry Potter pop-up, brings Peter Yarrow and Lenny Lipton's timeless song to life via nine lavish spreads, plus extra gatefold pops and enchanting special effects.
In the magnificent finale, a fully dimensional Puff greets readers, presenting them with the book's accompanying audio CD, which features four songs recorded by Peter Yarrow.
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Peter Yarrow is a member of the iconic '60s folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary. Along with Lenny Lipton, he wrote the beloved song and now hit book Puff, the Magic Dragon. Yarrow is a Grammy® winner and an Emmy® nominee for his animated TV specials based on Puff. Among the many honors bestowed upon him, Yarrow is proudest of the Allard K. Lowenstein Award, which he received for advancing the causes of human rights, peace, and freedom. In addition to extensive touring and performing, Peter is active in Operation Respect, an organization that promotes anti-bullying awareness in schools across the country. He lives in New York City. Eric Puybaret graduated from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs in Paris. Puff, the Magic Dragon was his first American picture book. He has since published The Nutcracker, retold by John Cech, for Sterling as well as several picture books for other publishers. He lives in France. Bruce Foster is the award-winning paper engineer of nearly 40 pop-up books, including his latest bestseller, Harry Potter. His work has been selected three times for the Today show's annual Top Ten Hot List, and his pop-up magic can be seen throughout the Disney movie, Enchanted. Bruce has worked with some of the leading names in children's publishing, including Caldecott nominee Mo Willems and Charles Schulz. His work has been exhibited at the National Museum of American History, and been featured by the Movable Books Society and the Smithsonian Institute Library. He lives in Houston, Texas.
Praise for the picture-book version of Puff, the Magic Dragon:
[B]eautifully illustrated... brings the land of Honalee to new life.”--the New York Times
“Puff is pure magic.”--USA Today
“[L]ush, stylized artwork...The full spreads feature sweeping panoramas set against the blues and greens of ocean and island with small details revealed throughout.”--School Library Journal
“[S]tunningly beautiful.”--Chicago Sun-Times
“An impressive performance all around."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
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Book Description Sterling, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Eric Puybaret (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M1402752792
Book Description Sterling, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1402752792