|Publisher||Simon & Schuster|
Simon & Schuster (Little Simon) Publishing, 2000. FIRST EDITION, early printing (number line down to “5”). Excellent condition throughout with all extras, e.g. green glasses for Emerald City, etc. The Wonderful Wizard of OZ POP-UP book by pop-up genius Robert Sabuda. The artwork is in the style of W.W. Denslow (including glossy cover illustration ) with sparkling touches of colored foil & Emerald City eyeglasses. Design work by Matthew Reinhart. All the pop-ups are in near mint condition, as is the book itself. Shorter version of L. Frank Baum's original text illus. in color with Sabuda's magnificent pop-ups. Seven double-page pop-ups with smaller ones throughout behind "door flaps". Beautiful rendition of the Wizard Of Oz in sparkling pop-ups, published on its one hundredth anniversary. Sabuda uses complex structures, double page lay-outs, colored foil and other dazzling touches.