America the Beautiful
By (author) Robert Sabuda
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America the Beautiful by Robert Sabuda
Book DescriptionMaster paper engineer Robert Sabuda has interpreted the classic American anthem "America the Beautiful" in dazzling dimension. From the Golden Gate Bridge to Mount Rushmore to the Statue of Liberty, America has never looked more spectacular. This stunning keepsake masterpiece will be shared and admired by generations to come; indeed it is a national treasure in and of itself.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780689847448
(210mm x 260mm x 44mm)
Imprint: Simon & Schuster Children's
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 4-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Robert Sabuda
Christmas Story, Hardback (October 2016)
The Nativity is brought to life by master pop-up artist Robert Sabuda in six gorgeously imagined 3-D scenes, making this a Christmas gift book to treasure.
White House: A Pop-Up of Our Nation's Home, Hardback (December 2015)
The text includes the poem "Inauguration Day" by Richard Watson Gilder, adapted by Robert Sabuda.
Christmas Alphabet, Hardback (November 2014)
Celebrate Christmas with this beautiful pop-up alphabet book by award-winning pop-up engineer Sabuda. To celebrate its 20th anniversary Sabuda has included a collectable gold snowflake ornament which compliments the new gold foil book cover. Full color. Consumable.
Christmas Mini, Hardback (November 2014)» View all books by Robert Sabuda
Inspiring pop-ups from Sabuda's bestselling pop-up book "The Christmas Alphabet" beautifully form the word "Christmas" in this stocking-stuffer sized book. Full color.
US Kirkus Review » The wizard of pop-ups has created a masterpiece-in design, in execution, in boldness of vision, and in artistic and historical integrity. In seven openings, he treats the first verse of Katharine Lee Bates's poem. "For spacious skies" features the Golden Gate Bridge, its span rising above a blue-and-green bay where small boats leave silver traces in the water. "Purple mountain majesties" is Mount Rushmore, every face recognizable; "above the fruited plain" rises Mesa Verde, an incredibly elaborate construction. Sabuda uses foil lavishly, even to the silver ropes on the paddlewheels of the Mississippi steamboat where "God shed His grace." The work does not end with the final "from sea to shining sea," with the Statue of Liberty rising in front of the Manhattan skyline, but continues in another four small, set-in pages. By including the rest of the verses on these miniature folios, he gives readers a few more icons: the Twin Towers with the verse "for heroes proved," the Liberty Bell for "patriot dreams," the space shuttle for "pilgrim feet," and the American eagle for the last line of jubilee. Rejoice, and buy multiple copies. (Pop-up book. 4-10) (Kirkus Reviews)
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Author Biography - Robert Sabuda
Robert Sabuda has established himself as one of today's most innovative and inventive children's book creators. His other books include The Movable Mother Goose, and the bestselling Wonderful Wizard of Oz and Alice in Wonderland. He lives in New York City.
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