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Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Review: The Night Before Christmas Magical Pop-Up Edition

I've lost count of my book versions of Clement C Moore's iconic Christmas poem - I adore collecting them, and my kids equally enjoy reading through each one.

This latest version featuring paper-cut style imagery and one of the most gorgeous pop-up scenes I've ever seen, has been created by Thai artist Niroot Puttapipat, the grandson of a Lanna-Thai princess.

Puttapipat has indeed created a visually-stunning book featuring silhouette images and cut outs on cream paper, with snippets of striking Christmas red and green.

Each beautiful page is totally frame-worthy, and the final pop-up scenes is so delicate, so intricately created, it will take your breath away.

A priceless Christmas gift for any age.

Title: The Night Before Christmas Magical Pop-Up Edition
Author: Clement C Moore
Illustrator: Niroot Puttapipat
Publisher: Walker Books, $27.95 RRP
Publication Date: 1 September 2012
Format: Hard cover with dust jacket
ISBN: 9781406338645
For ages: 5+
Type: Picture Book, Pop-Up

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