Synopses & Reviews
This collectible Harry Potter pop-up book, based on the creative development of the films, features exquisite original artwork by Andrew Williamson, concept artist for all eight movies. With dynamic pop-ups animating memorable moments and locations and#151; like the Triwizard Tournament, Diagon Alley, and Hogwarts Castle and#151; Harry Potter: A Pop-Up Book offers a 3-D glimpse into the amazing world, as seen in the films. This deluxe book will delight Harry Potter fans with dynamic pop-up ingenuity, insights from the creative team who turned JK Rowlingand#8217;s stories into movie magic, fascinating facts about the magical universe seen in the movies, and Harry Potter memories and memorabilia packed into every page.
"This pop-up insider's look at the Harry Potter films contains minibooklets, depictions of scenes from the films, as well as insight into special effects, filming locations, and the adaptation of the books to screen (Williamson is a concept artist for the HP films). The five elaborate pop-up tableaus include a depiction of Diagon Alley, towering Hogwarts Academy, and a scene from the Triwizard Tournament. Fans should appreciate the behind-the-scenes perspective on the beloved series, while also savoring the striking architectural detail and novelties of Foster's paper engineering. Multiple posters included. Ages 4 8. (Nov.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)
This collectible book based on the Harry Potter films features exquisite original artwork by Williamson, concept artist for all eight movies. With dynamic pop-ups animating memorable moments and locations, this work offers a 3-D glimpse into the amazing world, as seen in the films. Full color.
About the Author
has worked as a lead concept artist on all of the Harry Potter films, including the forthcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I and Part II
. Trained as an architect at Cambridge University and certified in 1990, he worked on the new British Library at Euston and a number of commercial and residential projects. His work has been published in numerous architectural publications, The Art of Batman Begins
(2005), and he is currently developing a series of comic book projects.
Bruce Foster has designed nearly 40 pop-up books for publishers, museums, and corporate clients. His publishing clients include Simon and Schuster; Random House; Little, Brown and Company; Melcher Media; Becker and Mayer; Disney-Hyperion; Candlewick Press; Disney Productions; the Museum of Modern Art; and Insight Editions. Bruce has worked with some of todays leading illustrators and artists such as Chuck Fischer, Mo Willems, The Charles Schultz Studio, Mick Coulas, Sachiko Yoshikawa, Marjorie Priceman (Little Red Riding Hood, Simon and Schuster, 2000), and many more.