Marion Bataille, a French graphic artist and illustrator who works for the Pompidou Centre and Le Monde, has crafted this clever pop-up/movable book alphabet book. Each letter is represented in diverse ways.
Month: November 2010
But the lack of knowledge of why there is such a thing as Button Day shouldn’t prevent us from celebrating all things button, or from highlighting a button-related item from our collections.
Most of the comments we get lately is this electronic junk mail. I’m not sure why these people even bother. I guess they think that we get enough traffic that we might drive some to their sites, which is sort of flattering. But does internet spam really work?
A bigger than life three-dimensional form of a bee emerges from this small 5 ½-inch book when the carousel mechanism is unfolded.
As a page is opened, a tab attached to the facing page, allows the layers of figures in the adjacent page to automatically pop-up. These Panorama Picture Books were popular and were widely marketed in England and America by Dutton.
Mail service to any forces in combat zones was a challenge. This was no different for the Americans in Siberia. Letters to and from soldiers were censored, and addresses to Siberia were ambiguous to preserve secrecy in troop location and movement. Correspondence to soldiers would be addressed simply to “A.E.F. Siberia”.
The nation’s second federal holiday instituted to honor those serving in the armed forces is Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistice Day. President Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) proclaimed Armistice Day to be November 11, the date of the cessation of battles between the Allied nations and Germany in 1918. In European countries this day has been known as Remembrance Day, Armistice Day or Poppy Day.