Other editions by S. Louis Giraud

 

Hans Andersen's fairy stories with pictures that spring to life. S. Louis Giraud, editor. London, Strand Publishers, n.d. [1938]. Cover: the wild swans. Models: (1) Hans Clodhopper appears before the princess; (2) the tinder box — soldier and witch; (3) the snow queen; (4) the swineherd claims a kiss. Dawson, Checklist, p.5. Note: "Like The story of Jesus, this item was evidently produced as a non-seasonal seller and seems to have been issued (in identical editions) from its first appearance in the late 1930's right through until the 1950's." Dawson, Checklist, p.268.

 

ABC in living models. Bookano series. A book in which all the letters of the alphabet stand up in life-like form when the pages open. [London, Daily Express, 1933]. Description: 22x17 cm., 8 bladen met vouwpop-ups van letters met een toepasselijke afbeelding.

 

 Animal life In fact, fancy and fun. "Living" models series, no. 1. S. Louis Giraud, editor. [London], Strand publications, n.d. [1939]. 21 x 27 cm. 43 pages. Realistic animal illustrations depicting a giraffe, elephant, lion, tiger, bison, and others. Six heavy paper pop-ups. Notes: Haining, pp. 138-139. Also issued as Bookano zoo: Animals in fact, fancy and fun. Dawson, Checklist, p.270.

 

The story of Jesus. Text by F. Lucy Rudston Brown. Bookano Living Pictures Series. Eileen M. Watts, illustrator. Produced by S. Louis Giraud. Printed in England. London, Daily Sketch and Sunday Graphic Ltd., 1938. 19 x 25 cm. 82 numbered pages. The story and teachings of Jesus Christ. Seven double-page pop-ups: the birth of Jesus, early life, Jesus in Galilee, teaching, the Last Supper, and the crucifixion. The first six pop-ups display parallel to the spine. Dawson: "Innumerable editions of this volume appeared, some published in conjunction with sponsors others issued solely by Strand Publications. There were DeLuxe versions bound in simulated leather, cloth-bound copies and even, in the late 1930's, card-bound sections titled 'The boyhood of Jesus,' 'Jesus in Galilee* and 'Jesus returns to Jerusalem' separately issued. Cover varies with each edition but usually features a pasted-on cameo of Christ's head. Models: (1) baby Jesus in stable with wise men; (2) Joseph and Mary fleeing Herod; (3) Jesus helping Joseph in the carpenter's workshop; (4) the draught of fishes; (5) sermon on the mount; (6) 'suffer little children to come unto me . . . '; (7) the Last Supper; (8) the trial of Christ; (9) at the sepulchre. In some editions plates 1,4, and 8 are omitted."  Checklist, p.268.

 

Old rhymes and new stories. No. 4. S. Louis Giraud, editor. London, Strand Publications, n.d. [193-?]. Cover: Where are you going, my pretty maid? Models: (1) Hickory, dickory, dock; (2) Little Jack Horner; (3) The cow that jumped over the moon. Dawson, Checklist, p.267.

 

 

Daily Express Children's Annual

 

The Daily Express children's annual [no. 1]. S. Louis Giraud, editor. London, Lane Publications, n.d. [1929].
Description: Cover design: boy and girl opening a book from which rises a castle. Models: (1) cottage; (2) the castle; (3) the fairy's visit (girl in bed); (4) the tea table (also appears reworked in Bookanos 7, 9, and 13); (5) Rupert; (6) Punch and Judy (similar model appears in Bookano 12); (7) bath time. Note: "The first pop-up book that Giraud produced, apparently in close collaboration with Theodore Brown." Dawson, Checklist, p.267.


The Daily Express children's annual no. 2. S. Louis Giraud, London Lane Publications (Daily Express Books. 17 x 23 cm. Printed on stiff cardboard. Cover des»gn: boy riding a donkey. Models: (1) Noah's Ark; (2) Donkey race; (3) Dutch fisherman (improved version appears in Bookano 12); (4) Rupert, little bear; (5) the circus (clown swings over parallel bar); (6) the Felikin tree (pixies appear from a tree trunk) (reworked version appears in Bookano 12); (7) the winter grotto (reworked in Bookano 10). Dawson, Checklist, p. 267.
 


The Daily Express children's annual: Introducing self-erecting models to illustrate the stories: no. 3. S. Louis Giraud, editor.
London, Lane Publications (Daily Express Books Department), n.d. (1931]. 17 x 23 cm. 95 numbered pages. Cover design: an elephant's ear bursting through a circus marquee. Models: (1) Santa Claus on a sleigh (revised in Bookano 10); (2) the Old woman in the shoe (also reworked in Bookano 8); (3) the pagoda (reworked in Bookano 9); (4) the flower fairy (revised in Bookano 10); (5) the woodcutter; (6) the fair; (7) elephant rides. All pop-ups are doublepage and are printed on both sides. Note: Dawson, Checklist, p.267.
 


The Daily Express children's annual: Introducing self-erecting models to illustrate the stories: no. 4. S. Louis Giraud, editor.
London, Lane Publications (Daily Express Books Department), n.d. [1932]. 17 x 23 cm. 92 numbered pages. Cover design: a pelican. Models: (1) Under the sea — the fishes' midnight ball (a sheet of cellophane gives the illusion of water); (2) peacock — pride and vanity (also in Bookano 9 and adapted in Bookano 10); (3) the palace of Tania (Moorish peep show) (also in Bookano 11); (4) teaching dolly to walk (with a three-sided popup dollhouse); (5) the mermaid's surprise (with babies on an oyster shell) (redrawn in Bookano 10); (6) the pelican (also in Bookano 9); (7) the pavement hawkers. Four full-color plates and black-and-white illustrations accompany the 22 stories. All
pop-ups are double-page printed on both front and back. Note: Dawson, Checklist, p.267.
 


The Daily Express children's annual: Introducing self-erecting modeb to illustrate the stories: no. 5. S. Louis Giraud, editor. London, Lane Publications (Daily Express Books Department), n.d. [1933]. Cover design: a golliwog. Models: (1) a visit by Father Christmas (nursery scene) (appears as Christmas eve in Bookano 14); (2) the combat of the pink and green dragons; (3) a scene in Venice (gondola) (reworked in Bookano 12); (4) a desert scene (pyramids) (similar to sphinx and pyramids in Bookano 14); (S) a doggie greeting (spotted dalmatian confronting terrier) (also in Bookano 11); (6) a wonderful golliwog; (7) the acrobats (clown "juggling" mannequins) (improved version appears in Bookano 12 substituting dogs for mannequins). Dawson, Checklist, p.267. Golliwog color illustration, White, p. 131.

 

Living models children's annual. S. Louis Giraud, editor. London, Strand Publications, n.d. [1933]. Evidently a hybrid containing stories and models from previous Daily Express annuals and Old rhymes and new stories with some new material. Models: (1) the dragon with a spike in his nose; (2) a farmer went a trotting; (3) the palace of Tania; (4) under the sea; (5) ring-a-ring-a-roses." Dawson, Checklist, p.267.