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The "pop-up" Pinocchio

book cover
pop-up illustration of Pinocchio reading an ABC book pop-up illustration of a house pop-up illustration of a circus scene pop-up illustration of a giant fish
end paper

The “pop-up” Pinocchio : being the life and adventures of a wooden puppet who finally became a real boy
with “pop-up” illustrations in color by Harold Lentz.
New York : Blue Ribbon Books, c1932.

Cover ; 4 pop-up illustrations ; End paper

The gift of Jane Dobell.

This lively book includes 4 color pop-up illustrations: Pinocchio reading an ABC book, a house, a circus scene, and a giant fish. Harold B. Lentz (fl. 1930s) was a pop-up designer for Blue Ribbon Books, but little biographical information is available.

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Source: Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books, Toronto Public Library.