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[The Genius of Lothar Meggendorfer: A Movable Toy Book]

Description: Photographs of the movable book "The Genius of Lothar Meggendorfer," held by UNT Special Collections. The illustration on the cover is of a a circus performer in a red outfit, and white collar extended out like a star. He also wears a pointy red hat, and is jumping on a theater stage, framed on the side by a red curtain. The top of the cover has a yellow banner containing the title. Image 2, "The Maid" poem on a page with three stanzas. On the right is a movable illustration of a maid in bright blue washing a giant mirror while standing on a step stool, another woman in a different maid outfit standing behind watching her. Image 3, "The Musician" poem with a movable illustration on the right of a musician in a blue coat and yellow striped pants, playing a french horn with a music stand in front of him. Standing by him is a grey dog, looking out a window into the night where two black cats are outlined.
Date: March 2, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Bookano Stories: with Pictures That Spring Up in Model Form No. 9]

Description: Photographs of volume No.9 of "Bookano Stories with Pictures That Spring Up in Model Form," held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book has the title at the top in orange letters framed by yellow. The cover is completely covered in an illustration of a king sitting on a chair under a tent, with his guard and other workers by him. Outside the tent in front of them are several commoners looking to the king. Image 2, front view of a pop-up of a man in a yellow robe and turban sitting in fancy room, two women in dressed up clothes sitting on either side of him. Behind them are servants, in the top left corner is a lantern. Image 3, far away front view of pop-up of man and two women with servants behind them. Image 4, top view of man and two women pop-up. Image 5, pop-up of 2 yellow pages with a thick colored frame. In the middle of both pages is a pop-up of a white table with different figures, such as a nutcracker, sitting around it. On the right is a pop-up of a maid standing by them.
Date: March 1, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Jabberwocky: A Pop-up Rhyme from Through the Looking Glass]

Description: Photographs of Lewis Carrol's "Jabberwocky: A Pop-up Rhyme from Through the Looking Glass," held by UNT Special Collections. The pale blue cover contains an illustration of a Jabberwocky, a creature with human-like face and ear ears, also with pointed ears at the top. The title is at the top in big black letters. Image 2, illustration of the jabberwocky hiding behind a tree branch expanding over two pages. Another pointy eared animal is peeking out with him. In the top left corner is a small poem that starts with "He took his vorpal sword." Image 3, jabberwocky behind a branch illustration, with part of the branch a pop-up. Image 4, purple starry illustration across two pages, with an old man's head in the middle with a pop-up of a blue dragon above him. On the right is a red circular hat with a golden tassel. In the top left is a small poem that starts with the words "And hast thou slain." Image 5, top view of of dragon pop-up.
Date: March 2, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Monster Island]

Description: Photographs of Ron Van der Meer's "Monster Island," held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book is filled with an illustration of a hot air balloon flying in clouds with a face. On top of that is the title in yellow and pink letters inside a black "tornado." Under the clouds is a skull island in the middle of the water. Image 2, pop-up of a page with the colorful title in the top left corner in a black cloud. Across the two pages are illustrations of clouds with creatures around it. The pop-up part of the page is the hot air balloon with two children inside of it. Image 3, pop-up of a giant green and pink bird with a thin head. A cracked egg with a baby bird is under it, and a big white cloud behind the bird. Image 4, side view of bird pop-up.
Date: March 2, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[How Columbus Discovered America]

Description: Photographs of "How Columbus Discovered America," held by UNT Special Collections. The cover is an illustration of the top of a ship from the view of the helm. The helm contains the title inside of it, behind it people can be seen on various parts of the ship looking out at the sea. Image 2, pop-up of the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria. The three ships are on the waves of the ocean, very detailed in its design. Behind the ship on the right are some palm trees. The bottom right corner of the right page is a small illustration of a room with two globes and a book laying in front of them. The sails of the boats have a big red cross on them. Image 3, front of view of ships pop-up.
Date: March 1, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Pictures to Please You]

Description: Photographs of Clifton Bingham's "Pictures to Please You" with illustrations designed by Ernest Nister, held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book has white and pink tones, with an illustration of two young blonde girls, one taller and older, standing in a doorway with white branches above them. The title is at the top with the first two words white bubble letters. Image 2, poem titled "Good for You" with a sketch at the bottom of a dog, cat and pig in striped shirts. Another sketch is in the top left of a dog in a shirt. The right page contains a movable illustration of a big cat in a dress holding a smaller cat like a baby. In the background are different cats doing various things.
Date: March 2, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The Lions' Den]

Description: Photograph of "The Lion's Den" from the Little Showman's Series' First Issue by the McLoughlin Brothers publishers, held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book contains an illustration of a person covered in cloth riding a camel with a yellow blanket in between them. The camel is walking through the desert with two thin, tall trees by them. In the bottom left of the illustration are two four-legged desert animals on a rock. The illustration is seen through a red/gold decorative frame with the title at the top in thick white letters. Image 2, pop up from "The Lions Den." The pop-up shows a woman in a red dress standing by a jumping lion with a thin long object in her hand, and this is all behind a set of bars in a yellow box. Laid out in front of that is a poem titled "The Lion Queen," talking about a woman who can tame beasts.
Date: March 1, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Der fliegende Koffer]

Description: Photographs of "Der fliegende Koffer" (The Flying Trunk) by Hans Christian Andersen, held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book contains the title at the top in red, with an illustration of a green trunk flying in the air with a man flailing inside of it. In the background our thin pointy towers that are gold in color, and even further back a boat can bee seen sailing on the water. Image 2 contains a pop-up of a water fountain in the middle of a courtyard of a castle, a man in a red robe (who is the Sultan) standing on the right, a woman with a face/head covering holding a baby and a man with a turban holding a staff in the back. In front of the pop-up is the illustration of an open book with the story inside it.
Date: March 2, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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