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We are thrilled to direct you to this wonderful video by Dr. Ian Alcock describing the hisotry and types of movable books.

Dr Ian Alcock is a UK enthusiast of toy and moveable books.
This talk was given at the Morrab Library in Penzance in February 2024 and discusses early examples of :

flap transformation books
lift-the-flap books,
paper doll books,
pop-in-the-slot books
hole books
moving figure books
tab activated transformation picture books
hold-to-light books
pop-up books

Also included are brief comments on the history of abc flash cards, jigsaw books, magnet books, sticker books, transfer books, wheel books, finger puppet books, instrument books, sound books, scratch-n-sniff books, and book/toy box sets.