Explore the glory and tragedy of the Titanic in a fascinating book that traces the events leading up to her fateful end.
On April 14, 1912, the largest and finest ocean liner of the age struck an iceberg and sank to the icy depths. Here, in clear, compelling prose illustrated with evocative scenes, extensive diagrams, and historical photos, is the story of the Titanic'srise and fall- from details on her state-of-the-art design and widely varying accommodations to a timeline showing how structural and human failure contributed to her demise.
About the Author
Martin Jenkins has written numerous acclaimed books for children, including a retelling of Jonathan Swift’s GULLIVER'S TRAVELS and several nonfiction titles. He lives in Cambridge, England.
Brian Sanders is an illustrator whose work has appeared in other pop-up books, on book jackets, and even on postage stamps. He and his wife, also an illustrator, live in Essex, England.
Riveting. —School Library Journal
Wow factor: a 3-D paper model of the ship that folds out to nearly 2 ½ feet. —USA Today, holiday gift guide
Sure to interest children. —School Library Journal
This pop-up book has only got one ‘pop,’ but it’s a doozy: the entire doomed vessel, from bow to stern. —Entertainment Weekly, “The Must List”
Spectacular…offers an interactive re-creation of the ship’s ill-fated maiden voyage. —Journal Inquirer
Splashy…Just add seawater and an iceberg. —San Francisco Chronicle
An engineering marvel. —Cincinnati/Kentucky Enquirer, included in a roundup of the 10 best pop-up books of 2007
A marvel of paper engineering. —Buffalo News
Titanically impressive. —MetroKids Delaware
An unsinkable subject for books, the world’s most famous ship outdoes itself with this one. —BookPage
Includes all sorts of special surprises…a must purchase for any pop-up collector. —Aptos Times
This is meant to be a tour de force, and it is! —Wondertime
With paper engineering by pop-up master David Hawcock, this fabulous extravaganza is a must for history buffs and children. —Copley News Service