Sleeping Beauty Theatre

The Sleeping Beauty Theatre

Put on your own show

Pop-up theatre plus 10 die-cut changeable scenes, 5 free-standing props, 12 moveable characters plus a 28-page booklet including a script to follow
  1. Paper sculptures by Su Blackwell
  2. Paper engineering by Corina Fletcher
  • ISBN 9780500650547
  • 22.70 x 28.00 cm
  • PLC (no jacket)
  • 0pp
  • First published 2015

A magical pop-up theatre with exquisitely designed scenery sheets, props and character sticks for children to stage their own productions of Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty Theatre

‘One of the most beautiful books I have ever seen … so encouraging of children’s imaginations’ – Bookish Thoughts
‘A theatre in a book: just pop the stage and you’re ready to go … A gorgeous creation’– Guardian Culture, Christmas Gift Guide
‘Truly beautiful, a wonderful gift for the storyteller in your family’– Families Magazine
‘Exquisitely well thought-out and produced’– Selvedge
‘Gorgeous’– Craft & Design
‘Brings the tale of Sleeping Beauty to life in stunning three-dimensional detail’– Absolutely Kensington

Following the success of her strikingly original storybook The Fairytale Princess, Su Blackwell’s sumptuous fairytale images, cut out from the pages of classic fables, are now brought to life in this beautiful paper theatre.

The covers open out to reveal an ingeniously designed pop-up theatre stage, complete with a set of slot-in scenery sheets, moveable characters and free-standing props. The theatre comes with a booklet of instructions on how to stage your own performance of Sleeping Beauty for family and friends, including a script to follow.

For ages 6+ but The Sleeping Beauty Theatre will be coveted by children and adults alike!

Su Blackwell is an artist and art director working predominantly within the realm of paper and old books. She is the creator of The Fairytale Princess, also published by Thames & Hudson. Corina Fletcher’s recent work includes pop-up editions of Guess How Much I Love You and the hugely popular books of Lauren Child.

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