In this stunning pop-up book, meet seven animal builders and see how their unique skills help them survive - and live together in harmony in the neighbourwood.
In this stunning pop-up book, meet seven animal builders and see how their unique skills help them survive - and live together in harmony in the neighbourwood. At the edge of the forest a spider spins her web, while nearby a hummingbird uses strands of spider silk to build her nest. These are just two of the many animals who live side by side, sharing the resources they need to construct homes, traps or places to store food. From award-winning artist Shawn Sheehy comes an up-close look at the architectural masterpieces of the animal world, featuring an array of beautiful, life-like pop-ups originally crafted with handmade paper. The earthy exploration culminates in a breathtaking final spread showing all the neighbourwood creatures together.
Shawn Sheehy is an artist with a passion for ecology who enjoys exploring themes such as food chains, interconnectedness, adaptability and evolution. Passionate about pop-up books, he works sculpturally with the book format and has presented numerous workshops on pop-up engineering across the United States. He lives in Chicago.