ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: September 7, 2017
By (author) Clive Gifford; Illustrated by Kate McLelland
Embark on a journey of discovery in this gorgeous and captivating pop-up book full of beautiful, intricate scenes that unfold with the turn of each page. Raise your eyes to discover eagles swooping to catch their prey in a rainforest, black bears prowling in a mountain kingdom and a comet shooting across the sky. What other wonders are waiting to be uncovered? Compelling facts are told by the expert author and contributor to Encyclopaedia Britannica and winner of the Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize, Clive Gifford. With stunning illustrations and innovative paper engineering, What’s Above? is the perfect non-fiction pop-up book for children who loved Above and Below and Under the Ocean. Perfect for children aged 5 years and up, What’s Above? combines beautiful illustrations and fun facts to get them interested in our diverse and fascinating world. Praise for What’s Below?: ‘A thoughtful feat of paper engineering’ The Guardian Clive Gifford is an award-winning author of books for children and adults including the astonishing Dead or Alive, the creepy Book of Bad Things and the brain mangling Think Again and Eye Benders.He is passionate that books should entertain, inform and amaze whenever possible. A contributor to Encyclopedia Britannica, Clive’s books have won School Library Association, PBS, Smithsonian and Times Educational Supplement, as well as the prestigious Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize. Kate McLelland grew up in the North East of England before moving to London to gain a BA Hons in Theatre Design. After completing her degree in London she moved to Edinburgh, where she recently gained an MFA in Illustration with Distinction at Edinburgh College of Art. She received highly commended in the MacMillan Prize and in recent years was nominated for a D&AD Illustration award and a Penguin Design Award.
Clive Gifford started writing books at the age of 16 and hasn’t stopped since! He has had over 150 books published, most of which are for children. His books have been nominated for or won Royal Society, School Library Association, Blue Peter, Smithsonian and TES awards. Clive lives in Manchester. www.clivegifford.co.uk Kate McLelland has a BA Hons in Theatre Design and an MFA in Illustration with distinction from Edinburgh College of Art. She has been nominated for a D&AD Illustration award and a Penguin Design Award, and won a V&A Design Competition. Her publishers include Parragon, Lonely Planet, Tayburn Editions, Lotta Magazine and the V&A. Kate lives in Edinburgh. http://katemclelland.com