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THE WEATHER
Written by Francis Wilson. Illustrated by Philip Jacobs.
Stock no. 1316914
Published by Macdonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.; Purnell. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.

BBC Weatherman Francis Wilson explains the mysteries of the world's weather and reveals the secrets of forecasting in this colourful action pop-up book. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. A unique 3-d pop-up book. Paper Engineering by Paul Wilgress. ISBN: 0361075162. Slight bumping and rubbing to spine and corners. Slight fading to spine. Contents fine.

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THE JOLLY POCKET POSTMAN
Written by Allan Ahlberg. Illustrated by Janet Ahlberg.
Stock no. 1814633
Published by Heinemann. Circa 1995. As new condition.

Glazed pictorial boards, green endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. A number of wallets with different things in them. Unpaginated. 7.5 x 7.5". ISBN: 0434969427. Still in original shrinkwrap.

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THIS OLD MAN
No author listed. Illustrated by Tony Ross.
Stock no. 1814632
Published by Collins. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition.

A Musical Counting Book. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. One pop-up to last page. Paper engineering by Rodger Smith. ISBN: 0001845594. Music NOT working. Pop-up in excellent condition.

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THE ELMER POP-UP BOOK
Written by David McKee. Illustrated by David McKee.
Stock no. 1814600
Published by Andersen Press Ltd.. 1st 1996. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Delightful pop-ups of Elmer the Elephant and his friends. Paper engineering by Damian Johnston. ISBN: 0862646731. Tabs stiff but all moving parts working.

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ENID BLYTON PRESENTS MARY MOUSE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Olive F. Openshaw.
Stock no. 2123534
Published by T. Werner Laurie Ltd.. 1st 1950. Very good condition.

A Werner Laurie Show Book Series A No. 2. Oblong format. Colour pictorial boards. A brilliantly coloured showbook, based on the Victorian Peepshow. Fold-out theatre at the end of the book and pages of characters to press out. Bumping to top and tail of spine, with some chipping of paper cover. Some foxing to pages internally. Contents are UNUSED!

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8192 CRAZY PEOPLE
No author listed. Illustrated by Walter Trier.
Stock no. 1407162
Published by Atrium Press Ltd.. Slightly better than very good condition.

Spiral bound, pictorial boards. Pages divided into three-parts to turn over and make 8192 crazy people. Couple of small indents to front board. 5th Impression.

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ENID BLYTON PRESENTS MARY MOUSE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Olive F. Openshaw.
Stock no. 2123306
Published by T. Werner Laurie Ltd.. 1st 1950. Very good condition.

A Werner Laurie Show Book Series A No. 2. Oblong format. Colour pictorial boards. A brilliantly coloured showbook, based on the Victorian Peepshow. Fold-out theatre at the end of the book and pages of characters to press out. Contents are UNUSED! Wear to cover edges; bumping to top of spine and to pages internally. Some browning. A few page margins have small bumps. Push out pieces are all still present and lovely and bright.

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TABLE, LAY YOURSELF!
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 1507552
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. circa 1960. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. White cloth spine with red dots, pictorial cardwraps with moveable tab to front cover. 8 pop-up scenes with moveable tabs. A little bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A few small marks to covers and some browning. Moveable on first pop-up is faulty and there is a crease to tailor's head. One of donkey pop-ups may have additional silver discs stuck to coins moveable, has small tear and pop-up works but not smoothly. Other pop-ups work well. Contents generally clean.

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DOLL'S HOUSE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1507546
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

A spiral bound pop-up cardwrap book opening to 360 degrees with four pop-up rooms. Minimal text. Shaped at top edges to form a 'roof' shape. 9 x 7.5". A little wear to spine and cover edges. Damage to rear cover by bottom four rings of spiral binding. Crease to top of washing machine in kitchen pop-up. A few marks and some light foxing to contents. Small amount of surface paper damage to two floors.

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WONDERFUL EARTH!
Written by Nick Butterworth; Mick Inkpen. Illustrated by Nick Butterworth; Mick Inkpen.
Stock no. 1813893
Published by Hunt & Thorpe. 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

"Earth is wonderful! God made it that way. We can sometimes forget that and then we spoil it." Large format, glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Some pop-up scenes, moveable flaps, etc. Paper engineering by Paul Wilgress. ISBN: 1856080056. Light browning to text block. All working parts in excellent working order.

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OLLIE THE ELEPHANT
Written by Burny Bos. Illustrated by Hans De Beer.
Stock no. 1813877
Published by North South Books. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. A cute pop-up book! Adapted from the storybook. Ollie gets lots of wonderful presents for his birthday, including two pairs of roller skates, but not what he really wants - a baby brother. So he straps on his roller skates and sets out to find one... ISBN: 1558587098. Small grubby mark to rear board. All pop-ups in excellent working order.

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GREG HILDEBRANDT'S BOOK OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL DRAGONS
Written by Gail Peterson. Illustrated by Greg Hildebrandt.
Stock no. 1813761
Published by Little Brown. 1st 1994. Fine condition.

Five extraordinary dragons from all over the world are featured in this very large pop-up fantasy book. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Paper Engineering by Keith Moseley. ISBN: 0316152404. All pop-ups in excellent working order.

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