Novelty Books - Flap books.
Readers Digest Zoo! book with fold out pages.
There are lots of different types of children's books, and they require different things.
Novelty books have some sort of interactive element - flaps, textures, moving parts such as pop ups or sliders, or fold out pages, to give a surprise element.
I have worked lots of books with fold out pages, including this one Zoo! produced for Readers Digest Childrens Books.
I love painting on different paper surfaces, it gives a different look and texture to the painted areas, and you can leave some areas unpainted.
Jo Brown, Illustrator.
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