- Imprint: Abrams Books
- Publication Date: July 13, 2021
- Price: $19.99
- Trim Size: 12 x 12
- ISBN: 978-1-4197-5675-7
- EAN: 9781419756757
- Page Count: 24
- Illustrations: 25 color illustrations
- Format: Advent Calendar
Get ready for Christmas with this colorful, interactive pop-up Advent calendar featuring whimsical illustrations of Santa in his workshop preparing for the big night.
With toys to make, presents to wrap, and lists to check, Santa has so many things to do to prepare for all his deliveries on Christmas Eve. See how Santa and all his elves get ready for the big night with this interactive pop-up Advent calendar. Each day of December leading up to Christmas, open a different window and discover Santa at the tailor, Santa manning the phones, Santa taking a nap, Santa getting a checkup, Santa playing with the reindeer, and more.
The illustrations featured are details from vintage greeting cards from the American Artists Group Archive. The central image is by Barney Tobey, a famed illustrator from the mid-20th century whose work is in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
- Elaborate central pop-up construction
- 24 die-cut windows with full-color art underneath
- Pull tabs and other interactive features
About the authors
Founded in 1870, The Metropolitan Museum of Art is located in New York City’s Central Park, along Fifth Avenue. The Met presents over 5,000 years of art from every corner of the world. American Artists Group was founded in 1935 with the support of artists and illustrators and was one of the first organizations to introduce fine art to greeting cards. Kees Moerbeek is a world-renowned paper engineer whose works include the Neiman Marcus Pop-up Books, Aesop’s Fables pop-up, and Raggedy Ann and Andy pop-up.