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The Sleeping Beauty Theatre

Put on your own show

Su Blackwell, Corina Fletcher

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A magical pop-up theatre with exquisitely designed paper cut-outs for children to stage their own productions of Sleeping Beauty

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Su Blackwell’s sumptuous fairytale images, cut out from the pages of classic fables, are brought to life in this beautiful paper theatre.

The covers open out to reveal an ingeniously designed pop-up theatre stage, complete with a set of slot-in scenery sheets, moveable characters and free-standing props. The theatre comes with a booklet of instructions on how to stage your own performance of Sleeping Beauty for family and friends, including a script to follow.

This product complies with the essential requirements of the relevant European health, safety and environmental protection legislation.

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'A theatre in a book: just pop the stage and you’re ready to go … A gorgeous creation'

'Truly beautiful, a wonderful gift for the storyteller in your family'
Families Magazine

'Brings the tale of Sleeping Beauty to life in stunning three-dimensional detail'
Absolutely Magazine

'Exquisitely well thought-out and produced'

Craft & Design

'One of the most beautiful books I have ever seen … so encouraging of children’s imaginations'
Bookish Thoughts

'The Sleeping Beauty Theatre by renowned book-cut sculptor Su Blackwell and paper engineer Corina Fletcher. This is a stunning paper theatre which allows children to create their own scenes'
Library Mice

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Product Information

Book Details

Format: PLC (no jacket)

Size: 22.7 x 28.0 cm

Publication date: 26 October 2015

ISBN: 9780500650547

Contents List

Integral pop-up theatre • Envelope with separate moveable pieces: 10 die-cut scenes, 5 props, 12 characters on sticks • 28-page booklet

About the Author

Su Blackwell is an artist and art director working predominantly within the realm of paper and old books. Her work includes advertising campaigns, music videos and theatre set design.

Corina Fletcher is a designer who specializes in pop-up books and paper engineering. She trained in graphic design at London’s Central Saint Martins, and in visual communication at the Royal College of Art, where she developed her passion for working in three dimensions and paper. Her work includes the hugely popular books of Lauren Child.

List of Contributors

Su Blackwell, Corina Fletcher, Wendy Jones