Chess: A Pop-Up Set

by Sterling

Sterling Innovation | June 6, 2013 | Boxed Set/Slip Case/Casebound |

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From Sam Ita--the virtuoso paper engineer behind our successful Moby-Dick, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, and Frankenstein pop-up books--comes a playful and beautiful new creation: a complete, standard-size chess set. Made of durable cardstock, the already-assembled and magnetized pieces “pop" easily into place when the folds are opened. This totally innovative kit comes with a 48-page instructional book that explains the basic rules of the game and offers tips for more advanced players.
 
Includes:
-  A fold-out cardstock chess set with a 19 x 19 standard-sized board and 32 pieces

-  Chess, a 48-page hardcover instructional book

Format: Boxed Set/Slip Case/Casebound

Dimensions: 48 Pages, 11.42 × 10.63 × 0.79 in

Published: June 6, 2013

Publisher: Sterling Innovation

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1402758669

ISBN - 13: 9781402758669

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Chess: A Pop-Up Set

Chess: A Pop-Up Set

by Sterling

Format: Boxed Set/Slip Case/Casebound

Dimensions: 48 Pages, 11.42 × 10.63 × 0.79 in

Published: June 6, 2013

Publisher: Sterling Innovation

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1402758669

ISBN - 13: 9781402758669

From the Publisher

From Sam Ita--the virtuoso paper engineer behind our successful Moby-Dick, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, and Frankenstein pop-up books--comes a playful and beautiful new creation: a complete, standard-size chess set. Made of durable cardstock, the already-assembled and magnetized pieces “pop" easily into place when the folds are opened. This totally innovative kit comes with a 48-page instructional book that explains the basic rules of the game and offers tips for more advanced players.
 
Includes:
-  A fold-out cardstock chess set with a 19 x 19 standard-sized board and 32 pieces

-  Chess, a 48-page hardcover instructional book

About the Author

Sam Ita studied graphic design at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and apprenticed for five years with Robert Sabuda and Matthew Rhinehart on best-selling pop-up titles including America the Beautiful, Encyclopedia Prehistorica, Mommy, and Christmas cards for the Museum of Modern Art. His creations for Sterling include Christmas Tree In-a-Box and Van Gogh''s Sunflowers In-a-Box. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Editorial Reviews

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea:

"...wonderfully combines the graphic novel and pop-up forms."--Rocky Mountain News
 
Moby-Dick:
“Unlike any other version of Moby-Dick ever created. The idea of combining a graphic novel with pop-ups is brilliant."--Robert Sabuda
 
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