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A Kwanzaa Celebration - Pop-Up Book * SIGNED * - FIRST EDITION -: Williams, Nancy - Illustrated and... A Kwanzaa Celebration - Pop-Up Book * SIGNED * - FIRST EDITION -: Williams, Nancy - Illustrated and... A Kwanzaa Celebration - Pop-Up Book * SIGNED * - FIRST EDITION -: Williams, Nancy - Illustrated and...

A Kwanzaa Celebration - Pop-Up Book * SIGNED * - FIRST EDITION -

Williams, Nancy - Illustrated and SIGNED by ROBERT SABUDA

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ISBN 10: 0689802668 / ISBN 13: 9780689802669
Published by Little Simon, 1995
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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FIRST Edition AND FIRST Printing, with publishers full number line in place on rear cover. A FABULOUS *SIGNED* ROBERT SABUDA POP-UP. First page pop-up was over-extended and has pulled away approx. 1" on left side (has been professionally repaired, but still visible a tad). Does not detract from overall fabulous volume, with seven (7) double-page Pop-Ups, all in otherwise pristine/mint condition. SIGNED by Robert SABUDA, on first pop-up page, where he also wrote "Enjoy The Celebration". NOT Inscribed to anyone. Awesome pop-ups. Great copy. A FIRST/FIRST. Protected in a mylar slip. Bookseller Inventory # 000965

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Title: A Kwanzaa Celebration - Pop-Up Book * SIGNED...

Publisher: Little Simon

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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A series of seven colorful pop-up spreads captures the celebration of this African-American holiday, teaching youngsters the symbols and traditions of Kwanzaa as it documents the seven principles of the holiday.


Robert Sabuda, an extraordinary paper engineer, has created several dazzling pop-up books, including Cookie Count and The Christmas Alphabet. In this exuberant collaboration with author Nancy Williams, his paper constructions virtually explode into life. The seven principles of Kwanzaa (from unity to faith) are introduced with the African words and pronunciations, accompanied by bright illustrations of African American children and family groups. Each spread includes a pop-up holiday element such as candles in a special candleholder or the mkeka, a colorful place mat to hold theKwanzaa symbols. One pop-up is a gift box with a lid that opens to show a tiny doll inside! ("Each child receives zawadi (zah-WAH-dee), or gifts, from our parents. These are for promises kept during the year.") And, on the last page you can open and close the book slightly to make a little boy's trombone slide and a girl's hands wave. Though this book will not withstand much use by young children alone, it would be fine for an adult to read to children. A delightful visual celebration of Kwanzaa. (Ages 3 to 8) --Marcie Bovetz

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