This is a beautifully illustrated cut-paper edition of the classic Christmas song, with a spectacular pop-up finale. "Jingle Bells" is an irreplaceable part of Christmas celebrations around the world. This exquisite paper-cut edition, with elegant illustrations by Niroot Puttapipat, captures the thrill of sleigh-riding in the snow and the magic of the Christmas season. With the turn of each page the scene transforms, culminating in a stunning pop-up finale. It is the perfect book to share at Christmas, and to treasure for ever. It is a beautiful, jacketed gift book for Christmas. It boasts exquisite illustrations, die-cut holes that transform the pages throughout and a beautifully intricate pop-up finale.
James Lord Pierpont (1822-1893) was born in Boston, Massachussetts, the son of a pastor. He became the organist and director of music at a church in Savannah, Georgia, and he fought for the South in the American Civil War. "Jingle Bells" is one of the most popular songs in the world, and was the first song broadcast from space. Niroot Puttapipat grew up in Thailand, the grandson of a Thai princess. He has a lifelong interest in art and literature and is passionately fond of the "Golden Age" illustrators, Oriental art and silhouettes. He is the illustrator of The Night Before Christmas (9781406302004), Aladdin (9781406316636), The Musicians of Bremen (9781844280209) and Dragon's Egg (9781844288779). Niroot lives in London, SE17.