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as of: March 19, 2014

The Kubašta exhibit
is closed. Please suggest venues
to have it travel.


Read the NY Times article
on "Pop-ups from Prague"
with slide show

Follow on Twitter

See the "virtual" Kubašta exhibit.

Obama White House sends
Pop-up Christmas Card 2013

2014 MBS Conference
Philadelphia, PA, Sept. 18-20
Sign up here!

Sendak in NYS Writer's
Hall of Fame-6/2013
Paul Zelinsky's induction speech


"Pop-up Books & other animations"
MIJ [Museum of Children's Illustration]
2/8-8/31, 2014; Moulins, France

Making Paper Dance: Art of Pop-up Book
Dennos Museum Ctr, Traverse City, MI
Bruce Foster's Talk; 'til April 6, 2014

Smithsonian Pop-up Lectures,
Fold, Pull, Pop & Turn; Wash. DC

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

new to the market

Brain Pop-up by Boven Kamers

Meggendorfer Prize winner, Bataille's
new book, Numero
Brilliant, again!

The Art of Pop-ups! New French Reference
in English (no movable in cover) & Spanish. Excellent!!

Amazing!! Dutch POP-UP stamps!!

Meggendorfer bibliography

The Popuplady loves:
Popposites, publ. by Kingfisher
old mechanisms refreshingly used

mbs-the movable book society

Sign up for the next Conference:
Philadelphia, PA, Sept. 18-20, 2014

Review of Salt Lake City Conf. 2012

MBS' Meggendorfer Prize winners


MUST SEE Biedermeier Cards
in action! circa 1815

Pop-up Advice for Bad Weather!

See more NEW videos!

Smile and laugh as kids make paper
on Sesame Street. You'll love this

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

Interview with C. Carey Cloud
Paper engineer/Cracker Jack prize designer

The Naughty Nineties-movable

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

Click here for 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 is available with images and information from the exhibit.

The color catalog from the exhibit is also available.
Movable Book Society [MBS] members have a discounted price of $24 plus $8 shipping and may purchase their copies from the Grolier Club directly. Non-MBS members may purchase copies from Oak Knoll Books at $30 plus shipping or their Amazon link. Copies are also offered for sale in the Grolier Club lobby. [47 E. 60th St. NYC]



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!