This Book Is a Planetarium: And Other Extraordinary Pop-Up Contraptions

This Book Is a Planetarium: And Other Extraordinary Pop-Up Contraptions
Author: Kelli Anderson
Rating: 4.60
Bestsellers Rate: 53262
Publisher: CHRONICLE BOOKS
Book Format: Hardback
Binding: None
Pages: 5
Hours of reading: 0.1 hours
Publication Date: 2021
Languages: | English |
Price: 25,93 €

About the book

Never has humble paper had such radical ambitions. Defying every expectation of what a book can be, this pop-up extravaganza transforms into six fully functional tools. Artist Kelli Anderson contributes enlightening text alongside each pop-up, explaining the scientific principles at play in her constructions and creating an interactive experience that's as educational as it is extraordinary. Inspiring awe that lasts long after the initial pop, This Book Is a Planetarium leaves readers of all ages with a renewed appreciation for the way things work-and for the enduring magic of books. This Book is a Planetarium is an interactive book for adults and kids that turns into: A working planetarium book projecting constellations on the ceilings and walls A musical instrument with strings to strum A geometric drawing generator An infinite calendar A message decoder A speaker that amplifies sound If you've enjoyed Matthew Reinhart's A Pop-Up Book of Nursery Rhymes and Robert Sabuda's Encyclopedia Prehistorica Dinosaurs: The Definitive Pop-Up, then you'll love This Book is a Planetarium. This collection of cool popup fun makes for the perfect roommate gifts for girls and guys and falls under the following book categories: Adult Popup Books Pop Up Science Books Paper Toys Books

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"A marvel of paper engineering and imagination." --The New York Times

Kelli Anderson Biography

Kelli Anderson is a Brooklyn-based artist, designer, and creative tinkerer. She has crafted everything from a paper record player to experimental websites, all with the aim of renewing our wonder at the everyday. She has presented her work in a Ted Talk and at SXSW, and she was one of Adobe's creative residents in 2015. Her previous publishing includes the self-published THIS BOOK IS A CAMERA. ... Read full biography

Authors: Kelli Anderson
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Publisher: CHRONICLE BOOKS
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Languages: | English |
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ISBN13: 9781452136219
ISBN10: 1452136211
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Illustrations: colour illustrations
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Book Format: Hardback
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Pages: 5
Book Weight: 680
Book Dimensions: 206x279x20
Circulation: None
Publication date: Oct. 3, 2017
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Publication City/Country: San Francisco, United States

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