Puff, the Magic Dragon Pop-Up by Peter Yarrow

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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. 
 

About Peter Yarrow

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Yarrow is Peter of Peter, Paul & Mary. Eric Puybaret is the best-selling illustrator of Puff, the Magic Dragon; 'The Night Before Christmas, performed by Peter, Paul and Mary (Imagine, 2010), and Over the Rainbow, performed by Judy Collins (Imagine, 2010), as well as numerous books in his native France. His art has been called "elegantly rendered," by the New York Times; "graceful [and] whimsical," by Publishers Weekly; and "lovely]]and indeed magical," by Kirkus Reviews.
 
Published January 1, 2007 by Sterling. 24 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Political & Social Sciences, Arts & Photography. Fiction

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There are some pluses: Simple navigation enables readers to move back and forth by clicking arrows in the bottom corners of each page, while an additional feature allows them to jump directly to particular pages.

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A lovely—and indeed magical—shift and the beloved anthem becomes quite a satisfying read-aloud for children (and adults).

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In 2007, this artist and publisher did quite a nice picture book of the lyrics to the song written by Yarrow (of Peter, Paul & Mary) and Lipton.

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An interactive take on the classic folk song sluggishly brings this familiar tune to life.

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A lovely—and indeed magical—shift and the beloved anthem becomes quite a satisfying read-aloud for children (and adults).

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The magic dragon rides again, this time incarnated in a pop-up.

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Publishers Weekly

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Puybaret’s capricious paintings combine elegantly with pop-up engineering by Bruce Foster in a condensed, interactive version of this bestselling 2007 picture book. The story unfolds in six graceful p

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This handsome volume offers a charming interpretation of the 1960s folk song, written by Yarrow and Lipton and famously recorded by Peter, Paul and Mary. Featuring a soothing palette highlighted by

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Dolphins wearing red-and-white striped shirts and graduation caps frolic alongside Jackie and Puff’s pop-up ship with “billowed sail,” and a gatefold flap reveals three friendly pirates who “lower their flag when Puff roared out his name.” Foster’s pop-ups place strong emphasis on the...

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