Jennie Maizels is the author-illustrator of numerous books for children, including Pop-up London. She lives in England.
A nicely drawn touristy trip through the city... The old
architectural standbys -- the Empire State Building, the Flatiron
Building -- are looking great as ever, and you can see how newer
arrivals have added interest to the cityscape.
--New York Times
Four spreads of fabulous paper engineering feature two-sided
pop-up images of skyscrapers, bridges, museums, and a sports
complex, while illustrated flaps lift to reveal facts about
transportation, parks and gardens, the New York Police Department,
museums, zoos, famous residents, and more. ... Delightful and
--School Library Journal A breezy 3-D ramble through the core of the Big Apple, from Battery Park to the Bronx Zoo. ... This evocation of the city's bustle as well as its general layout will put both residents and temporary guests in a New York state of mind. A pleasing tribute to New York's bright lights, unique sights and architectural flights.
--Kirkus Reviews Whether it inspires a day trip or just a night of armchair travel in front of the fireplace, the book conveys the city's diversity and highlights.