This is the perfect novelty package for all pre-school children - it is bright, vibrant, sturdy and will provide hours of play before being stored safely away in its own carry case - making it perfect portable fun for journeys, play-dates and home-time too. Created by a highly-acclaimed paper-engineer, this robust and ingenious package comprises a six pop-up storybook, which then unfolds and transforms into a 3D ocean landscape play-mat with cut-out cardboard pirates, parrots and pop-up ships for total fun on the high seas! Share this bright and colourful pop-up book with your little ones, then unfold it to transform it into a sturdy pirate world 3D play-mat, with stand-up card pirates and animals for added fun on the ocean waves! '"Pull up the anchor!" shout the jolly pirates. "Yo-ho-ho and away we go!" they sing, sailing off on a new adventure.'
Corina Fletcher is an award-winning designer who specialises in pop-up books and paper engineering. She studied at Central St Martins School of Art, and at the Royal College of Art. Corina has worked with many well-known names in children's books, including Lauren Child. Her more recent work includes pop-up editions of Lauren Child's hugely popular books, pop-up versions of Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees's Giraffe's Can't Dance, the ever popular Guess How Much I Love You with Sam McBratney and Anita Jeram, and Oliver Jeffers' Lost and Found, amongst others. Corina lives near Lewes in East Sussex with her family.