In the words of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5, this child’s alphabet primer and portfolio with over 400 illustrations, The child’s picture scrap book, from 1865, makes learning the alphabet and reading fairy tales like Jack and the Beanstalk as simple as, well, do re mi.
Tag: Fairy tale
In the 1850s, Dean created their “New Scenic Books” series of which Cinderella, or The Little Glass Slipper is an example. As the story is being read, cut-paper illustrated forms connected by ribbon are unfolded giving the appearance that they are popping up from the page surface. This work contains several such pop-up stage set illustrations that dramatically enhance this well-known fairy tale.