Archive for November 7th, 2009



I must say that I have always loved pop-up books; they’re pretty damn clever — and are a category or genre of their own. Recently my interest have been rekindled by reading pop-up children’s books at my kids’ bedtimes.  Sadly, my little boy is in the middle of the terrible twos and so likes to destroy anything that has flaps or pop-ups.  Oh well.

Maybe when they’re older, and can appreciate the art of the pop-up, I will be able to get them something fabulous — possibly something like the works of Marion Bataille — check out

The abc3d book is just wonderful, despite it’s simplicity, it remains creative and ingenious.

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This is Marion’s first UK publication, so I wish her all the best. It’s available on