Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol: A Pop-Up Book by Chuck Fischer - Book review

A Christmas Carol

A Pop-Up Book

By: Charles Dickens, Chuck Fischer

Published: November 10, 2010
Format: Hardcover, 12 pages
ISBN: 9780316039734
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

This stunning re-imagining of Charles Dickens' timeless seasonal classic is a delight for children of all ages. Renowned New York City artist Chuck Fischer has recreated the nineteenth century world of London as you have never seen it before in his gorgeous and playful book A Christmas Carol: A Pop-Up Book. the author has transformed the words of Charles Dickens into a visual feast as the well known characters of this well known story spring to life from the book's beautifully cut pages.

Chuck Fischer (photo left) presents a brilliant visualization of such beloved characters as Ebenezer Scrooge, the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, and Tiny Tim. As the reader follows along in the included original Dickens text, the elaborate scenes created by paper engineer Bruce Foster spring forth, and breathe fresh life into the story. Chuck Fischer transcends time with his beautiful depiction of Dickens' London, in a manner that would be familiar to the people of nineteenth century England. The creative leap of building a pop-up world to accompany the immortal story created by master storyteller Charles Dickens is certain to become a treasured keepsake as well.

I highly recommend this wonderful pop-up book A Christmas Carol: A Pop-Up Book, as imagined and created by Chuck Fischer to anyone who loves this classic seasonal story. The words of Dickens have entertained audiences for over a century. This brilliant pop-up book is a beautiful addition to the lover of Charles Dickens and his works. It is a very difficult book to put down, as the unfolded pages form mesmerizing full color scenes, rich in elaborate three dimensional detail, and bring the classic tale to life.

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