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Unfold a spectacular 3-D model of the TITANIC -- and read about her fateful rise and fall -- in a gorgeous gift set including several novelty features.
On April 14, 1912, the largest and finest ocean liner of the age struck an iceberg and sank to the icy depths. Now you can discover all the glory and tragedy of the TITANTIC in this interactive re-creation of her maiden voyage. Fold out a breathtaking 3-D model of the TITANIC in all her magnificence. Then follow the ship's history from blueprint to ocean dream in a fascinating book that traces the events that led to her tragic end.
Among TITANIC's many features:
- A model of the TITANIC -- nearly 2 1/2 feet long
- A thirty-two-page book exploring the ship's history
- Six pop-up scenes of the Titanic's interior
- A deck plan and personal histories of several who were lost or saved
- A first-class ticket and menu cards from the first- and third-class galleys
- A mini newspaper with actual reports of the day
- A beautifully designed case with magnetic closures

"From the Hardcover edition."

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About the Author

Martin Jenkins has written numerous acclaimed books for children, including a retelling of Jonathan Swift's GULLIVER'S TRAVELS and several nonfiction titles. He lives in Cambridge, England. Brian Sanders is an illustrator whose work has appeared in other pop-up books, on book jackets, and even on postage stamps. He and his wife, also an illustrator, live in Essex, England.

Reviews

Riveting. --School Library Journal Wow factor: a 3-D paper model of the ship that folds out to nearly 2 1/2 feet. --USA Today, holiday gift guide Sure to interest children. --School Library Journal This pop-up book has only got one 'pop, ' but it's a doozy: the entire doomed vessel, from bow to stern. --Entertainment Weekly, "The Must List" Spectacular...offers an interactive re-creation of the ship's ill-fated maiden voyage. --Journal Inquirer Splashy...Just add seawater and an iceberg. --San Francisco Chronicle An engineering marvel. --Cincinnati/Kentucky Enquirer, included in a roundup of the 10 best pop-up books of 2007 A marvel of paper engineering. --Buffalo News Titanically impressive. --MetroKids Delaware An unsinkable subject for books, the world's most famous ship outdoes itself with this one. --BookPage Includes all sorts of special surprises...a must purchase for any pop-up collector. --Aptos Times This is meant to be a tour de force, and it is! --Wondertime With paper engineering by pop-up master David Hawcock, this fabulous extravaganza is a must for history buffs and children. --Copley News Service

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