Monday, May 22, 2017

SLP 2017 Lift the Flap and Die-Cut Books

Lift the Flap and Die-Cut Books offer surprises at every turn of the page. Whether it involves lifting a flap to discover a hidden object or a specially-cut page that reveals just enough of a picture to pique the reader's interest, these novelty books are sure to delight young children!

Apples and Robins by Lucie FĂ©lix (E/FEL)

Using die-cut pages the story explores the shapes 
and colors of an apple tree through the passing of 
the seasons.

Eek! A Mouse Seek-and-Peek Book by Anne-Sophie Baumann (E/BAU)

"A bunch of mischievous mice are planning a party. So they start going through the boxes in the house to find things for the event! All sorts of boxes are piled high from basement to attic, filled with hats, tools, eggs, and even dentures! Will the mice find everything they need to set up a fantastic celebration? Help them open the boxes to find out!"--Back cover.
In the Fiddle is a Song by Durga Bernhard (E/BER)

By lifting the flaps, readers can reveal 
the extraordinary things that are hidden 
inside of everyday items like acorns and 
stalks of wheat.

The Foggy Foggy Forest by Nick Sharratt (E/SHA)

A unicorn playing a horn? An ogre doing yoga? 
Peek through each foggy vellum page to guess what lies beyond in the foggy, foggy forest.

Grandma and Me by Karen Katz (BOARD BOOK)

A grandmother visits her granddaughter, bringing with her some fun surprises.

Mommy, Where Are You? by Leonid Gore (E/GOR)

A little mouse wakes up one day and, when 
he cannot find his mother, goes in search 
of her. Illustrations on die-cut pages reveal part of the following illustration.

Roar: A Big-Mouthed Book of Sounds by Jonathan Litton (BOARD BOOK)

Bright rainbow-colored artwork, die-cut finger holes and cheerful rhyming text combine in a colorful story that invites children to guess which featured animal is the loudest of all.

Spot's Baby Sister by Eric Hill (E/HIL)

Spot the dog enjoys romping with his 
new baby sister and discovers what
it is like to be a big brother. 
Movable flaps conceal portions of the 

Toes, Ears, & Nose! by Marion Dane Bauer (BOARD BOOK)

Engages readers to lift the flaps to see 
which body parts are hiding 
underneath clothing.

To search the Bellevue Public Library's online catalog for additional board books and die-cut books:
* go to
* Click on Catalog
* Click on Power Search
* For Words or Phrase, type either "board books" or "die cut"
* Click Search

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