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The Sound of Music: A Classic Collectible Pop-Upby Richard Rodgers
Synopses & Reviews
Watch the hills literally come aliveandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;in this magnificent pop-up adventure drawn fromandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Rodgers andamp; Hammersteinand#8217;s classic, andlt;iandgt;The Sound of Musicandlt;/iandgt;.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;With paper engineering as unforgettable as eachandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;timeless melody, andlt;iandgt;The Sound of Music andlt;/iandgt;transports readersandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;to the lush green hills of the Von Trappsand#8217; Austria in thisandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;heartwarming tale of familial love and growth. Thisandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;book, which is based on the beloved musical, includesandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;recognizable songs, such as and#8220;My Favorite Thingsand#8221; andandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8220;Edelweiss.and#8221; This visually stunning work is sure toandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;become a favorite in your familyand#8217;s library.
"In this engaging adaptation, the story and songs from this Rodgers and Hammerstein musical are found in side panels that can be read like miniature books. Meanwhile, dramatic pop-ups bring the setting to life. In the opener, Maria spins like a ballerina in the Austrian countryside, dwarfed by snowy mountains. Later, she walks down the aisle on her wedding day ('Maria always said that 'girls in white dresses' were among her favorite things, but she never thought she would be one of them!'). Clever engineering creates artful details and visual dimension, giving readers the sense that they've stepped inside the story. Ages 9 — 12. These lushly illustrated hardcover gift books are meant to be cherished for years to come." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
The timeless classic, "The Sound of Music, " is now a pop-up!
The beloved tale of Maria and the von Trapp family comes to life in this spectacular pop-up format! From the peaceful abbey to the breathtaking Austrian Alps, this masterpiece is sure to enchant young and old readers alike. The stunning keepsake also includes mini-pops on each page featuring classic song lyrics from The Sound of Music, making this the perfect addition to any family's library.
About the Author
Dan Andreasen is the illustrator of numerous picture books, including By the Dawn's Early Light: The Story of the Star-Spangled Banner by Steven Kroll, which was named an ABA Kids' Pick of the Lists and a Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies; A Quiet Place by Douglas Wood; and Sailor Boy Jig by Margaret Wise Brown. He has also authored several picture books, including With a Little Help from Daddy and A Special Day for Mommy. Dan lives with his family in Orlando, Florida.
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