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Children's Books: Three new pop-up books by the master of the genre

There's nothing like 3D to bring a story to life. Pop-up book creator, Matthew Reinhart is one of the masters of the genre with three new titles:

A Princess Like Me: A Royal Pop-up

By Matthew Reinhart

Robin Corey Books, 12 pp.: $6.99

A day in the life of a young princess, from the moment she wakes up and dons her dress and tiara to the time she plays with her pet unicorn and readies for a tea party with friends, told through pop-ups, pull-tabs and lift-the-flaps. (August)

Rumble! Roar! Dinosaurs!: A Prehistoric Pop-up

By Matthew Reinhart

Robin Corey Books, 12 pp.: $6.99

A Stegosaurus, Apatosaurus, Deinonychus, Pteranodon, Triceratops, T-Rex and Ankylosaur come to life with pop-ups, pull-tabs and lift-the-flaps. (August)

Star Wars: A Galactic Pop-up Adventure

By Matthew Reinhart

Orchard Books, pp.: $36.99

"Star Wars" rises off the page, with pop-ups, working light sabers and pull tabs that explore the characters, stories, vehicles and droids from the George Lucas film franchise. (October)

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