The Wizards of Pop with Matthew Reinhart

Keeping Up With Kids  |  06/23/2014

In observance of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library’s 10th Anniversary of The Robert L. and Posy Huebner Collection, celebrated children’s book author, illustrator and paper engineer Matthew Reinhart is scheduled to make a Toledo stopover from 1:30-2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8 in the McMaster Center of Main Library, 325 Michigan St.
                                                                                                            
Main Library officials will feature the works of Reinhart and Robert Sabuda, three-dimensional designers who create pop-up masterpieces, in a gallery exhibition titled The Wizards of Pop: Sabuda and Reinhart, on view during Main Library regular hours of operation from July 7 through the end of August. Reinhart’s scheduled appearance and exhibition are FREE and open to the public.
 
Reinhart’s local presentation will be followed by a book signing, and books will be available for purchase on site from Whale of a Tale. Come and meet the award-winning paper engineer whose creations have made the New York Times Best sellers’ list.
 
“As a kid, I only ever owned one pop-up book. It made a huge impression on me ? one that would not resurface until much later in my life,” states Reinhart on his official website www.matthewreinhart.com
 
His latest design work is “Game of Thrones: A Pop-Up Guide to Westeros”? a pop-up book based on the popular HBO series Game of Thrones. Reinhart worked on this book with Michael Komarck, illustrator.
 
Reinhart’s local stopover includes one of his Star Wars pop-ups - Darth Vader’s helmet, from his “Star Wars: A Pop-Up Guide to the Galaxy.” The exhibit also includes works from “Dinosaurs: A Pop-Up Book,” “The Jungle Book: A Pop-Up Adventure” and more!


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