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Rare reference book
available: The Best of 3D

Children's Books History
-new website

Children's Book Week; 5/4-10
Check these locations

The Popuplady attends
the Paris 7th Salon
du livre animé.

Reinhart's Transformers
wins 2014 Meggendorfer

Kubašta lecture & discussion
@ the Grolier Club, 2014


"Popping Up wth Robert Sabuda"
MoMath Museum, NYC; May 1-6:30
Registration required

Colette Fu: We Are Tiger
Center for Book Arts, NYC
January 23-April 4, 2015

Collette Fu: Return to Land of
@ Georgetown Univ.
'til April 12

Hands on Artists' Books-March 8
Golden, CO; Alicia Bailey lecture

Bologna Children's Book Fair,
Italy: March 30-April 2, 2015

Paper Cuts, Jan. 1-April 19, 2015
Swiss National Museum, Zurich

Colette Fu Jan 21-April 12, 2015
Land of Deities: Pop-up
Photos of Southwest China

Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival
Univ. of MS; Hattiesburg, MS
April 8-10; Meet Paul O.Zelinsky

7th Annual Children's Book Fair
Hudson, NY; May 2, 2015

Alice is 150 years old!
Morgan Library, NY

June 26-Oct. 11, 2015

See videos of Kubašta's books
& exhibit at the Bienes Museum &
from the Popuplady's collection

The event may be over
but you still can attend-
Be sure to visit PAST EVENTS

new to the market

Ray Marshall's follow up to
2012 Meggendorfer Prize
Paper Blossoms-Insects....

Pop-up books from Helium
These are quite special! [French]

mbs-the movable book society

The Popuplady's Review of
Philadelphia Conference 2014

The Popuplady's Review of
the Salt Lake City Conf. 2012

with link to hear Sabuda's talk

MBS' Meggendorfer Prize winners


Library of Congress on
Movable Structures in Books

MBS' Celebrat10n Book
set to music

Magic Lantern Shows
US Schedule

Read about Magic Lanterns

Theo Gielen on the
History of the Speaking Book
[in Dutch, 2009]

The Art of: series
Origami Architecture

MBS' 2000 exhibit,
Brooklyn Pops Up!
on Martha Stewart

TED talk uses pop-ups
to teach about tectonic plates
The Pangaea Pop-up [TED] book
by Yevgeniya Yeretskaya

Pop-ups can save the World
with a $1 microscope!

Pop-ups tell the history
of Kellog's cereal.

Panera Bread pop-up ad

History of the French movable book

MUST SEE Biedermeier Cards
in action! circa 1815

Pop-up Advice for Bad Weather!

Unique use of electricity & pop-ups!
This will blow your mind!

A history of Johann Gutenberg
video by the Paper Discovery Center

Seduce Me! Animal Sex
with Isabella Rossellini
engineered paper, of course!

Make Your Own Pop-up

Join "Fold the Flock"
make extinct passenger pigeon

Click here for NEW templates

Matthew Reinhart Star Wars templates

How Pop-up Books are Made-a video

How a Commercial with pop-ups is made

my collection

Erotic Movable Ephemera:
Watchpapers: Practical Tokens
of Labor and Love

Catalog of Kubašta Exhibit

for sale

The Hanukkah Puzzle Book

by The Popuplady

in my life

A Worthy Cause I believe in!

learn about what's dear
to The Popuplady


"Pop-ups from Prague: A Centennial Celebration of the Graphic Artistry of Vojtěch Kubašta (1914-1992): From the Collection of Ellen G. K. Rubin"

The Kubašta exhibit is over! But you still can experience it by reading what the NY Times had to say and see close-up images of some Kubašta items. A virtual exhibit, in three parts, is available with images and information from the exhibit. Part #1, Part #2,
Part #3
As part of the exhibit, The Popuplady spoke extensively about Kubašta’s art and life. The talk was followed by a panel discussion with Dagmar Kubaštova, Robert Sabuda, the Prince of Paper, and Monica Brandrup of Up With Paper. View the Evening: Popuplady's talk: first 50 min followed by the panel.

The color catalog from the exhibit is available from the Grolier club. Email Maev Brennan <mbrennan@grolierclub.org>. Movable Book Society [MBS] members: discounted price of $24. Shipping: USA $8; Overseas $15. Non-MBS members: $30.
There is NEW STOCK available at Oak Knoll Books @ $30. Shipping: USA $7.95; Overseas $16.95



Welcome to the World of Pop-up and Movable Books!

The Popuplady is a writer, collector, curator, lecturer, and lover of the genre known as Pop-up and Movable Books. She invites you to explore her website to discover and experience the world of movable books and movable ephemera.

In this newly up-dated website, The Popuplady will do her best to bring you solidly, researched information as well as Trivia and Jokes [About Pop-ups].
If you are a return visitor, and I hope you will be, look for for up-dated information.

Did you know that

Showcased are videos for visitors to dynamically see what the books do best, MOVE!! Examples may be from around the world [Multimedia] or from The Popuplady’s vast collection [My Collections].

Here, at Popuplady.com, you will find what is going on right now in the Popup World, what the Paper Engineers are working on [Links] and how you can repair and maintain your books.[About Books].

Finally, find out who is The Popuplady, what is the source of her passion, and how she can share it personally with you [The Popuplady].

Make Popuplady.com your resource for all areas of the Pop-up Book World.

Thanks for returning. I hope you visit often.

What's New Around the World

When an author, paper engineer, publisher, or any person who was prominent in our pop-up world passes on, we want to pay them tribute. We do so at Obituaries.

When announcements are no longer timely and there is still information on the Web. Check out PAST EVENTS to see what you missed.

The Movable Book Society

The next Biennial conference is in Philadelphia, PA, beginning Sept. 18, 2014.
Join The Movable Book Society to stay current on all things Pop-up.


Explore links to various vidoes and learn and explore this movable world.

My Collection/Articles

The Popuplady "shops and shares." See items from her collection and articles she has written about them.
Some of these links may take you away from The Popuplady. Please come right back!

For Sale

From time-to-time, The Popuplady will recommend or make available a new book. Take a look!

In My Life

The Popuplady tells you about herself and take a peek into some of her personal favorites.

Thank you, Ken Ooi! of Feasible Designs who made this website possible with your graphic skills, perceptive ideas, and patient teaching. I could never have done this without you, Ken!