JENNIE MAIZELS POP-UP SHAKESPEARE, by Reed Martin & Austin Tichenor, The Reduced Shakespeare Company, Candlewick Press


Learn about all of Shakespeare’s plays in one book!

Read about William Shakespeare’s plays, sonnets, and poems as you never have before in an entertaining pop-up book collaboration between the internationally known comedy troupe the Reduced Shakespeare Company and best-selling illustrator Jennie Maizels. Featuring five interactive spreads filled with dramatic pop-ups, fun foldouts, hilarious summaries, and fascinating commentaries, this is the perfect introduction to one of the world’s greatest playwrights and his enduring works.

approx 64 pages

Out February 20, 2019


I received this book in exchange for my honest review.

This has to be the best idea I’ve ever seen for introducing a younger age group of kids to classical writings. There is so much going on each page, hidden treats behind flaps to intrigue the reader, pop-ups, great settings, fantastic premise (stage), colors everywhere and clever composititions that are age appropriate.

I give high fives to the author, illustrators and publisher for coming up with such a crazy unique concept. It’s highly entertaining and very engaging.  I can see parents sitting with their children and spending a good hour on everything there is between this book’s covers.

Well done!

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