An extraordinary pop up book that transports the reader into the fascinating world of the Rising Sun, to discover the legendary Japanese monsters.
Surprising pop-ups illustrated in an original way come to life, bringing sea monsters, villages, mountains and Japanese houses to life. The splendid illustrations and detailed texts by Matthew Meyer, the world-renowned expert on Japanese yōkai, monsters and ghosts, combine perfectly with the magnificent pop ups created by Sam Ita.
A team effort of two Japanese-Americans: an American living in Japan and a Japanese living in America.
4 spectacular pop up environments - the mountains, the water, the village, the house - animated by yōkai characteristic of each environment.
Reasons of interest:
- An extraordinary pop up book that transports the reader into the fascinating world of Japanese yōkai, monsters and ghosts
- On each page surprising pop ups illustrated in an original and scrupulous way, come alive recreating 4 different environments populated by strange creatures
- Sacred animals, forgotten gods, powerful giants, mutated creatures, monstrous serpents and more... all richly illustrated and meticulously reconstructed in 3D
- An amazing book for all ages
Size: 23 × 26.5mm
Hardcover 4 giant pop ups with flaps
September 26, 2022