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Pop-ups, Wheels, Tabs and Flaps: Bringing Motion to Books

Pop-ups, Wheels, Tabs and Flaps: Bringing Motion to Books
Thursday April 18, at 8 p.m., the community room, Lillian H. Smith branch, 239 College Street (at Huron)
Time: Apr 18th, 8:00 pm End: Apr 18th, 10:00 pm
Interest Categories: Visual Studies (UTM), Humanities, History (FAS), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), English (FAS), Comparative Literature (FAS), Arts, Culture and Media (UTSC), Art (FAS), 2000-, 1950-2000
A free illustrated lecture on the history of pop-ups and movable books with Ann Montanaro Staples

The Friends of the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books present:

Ann Montanaro Staples.

 Pop-ups, Wheels, Tabs and Flaps: Bringing Motion to Books

For over a thousand years authors have added movement to text to engage, instruct and amuse their readers.  Join us for a lively review of the history and many varieties of movable books.

Ann Montanaro Staples is the founder of the Movable Book Society and an authority on pop-ups, with over 4,500 in her personal collection.


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