This is a story of animals dreaming of being other animals in a humorous and entertaining circle. Never content – the title sums up the essence of this story told through hidden flaps on each page.
This is the third book in the historic pop-up series created by Munari in 1945 and dedicated to children. It's a lively book where illustrations and short sentences chase one another across large coloured pages and small hidden flaps.
24 x 32 cm
Bruno Munari (October 24, 1907 in Milan – September 30, 1998 in Milan) was an Italian artist, designer, and inventor who contributed fundamentals to many fields of visual arts (painting, sculpture, film, industrial design, graphic design) in modernism, futurism, and concrete art, and in non visual arts (literature, poetry) with his research on games, didactic method, movement, tactile learning, kinesthetic learning, and creativity.
Bruno Munari joined the 'Second' Italian Futurist movement in Italy led by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti in the late 1920s. During this period, Munari contributed collages to Italian magazines, some of them highly propagandist, and created sculptural works which would unfold in the coming decades including his useless machines, and his abstract-geometrical works. After World War II Munari disassociated himself with Italian Futurism because of its proto-Fascist connotations.
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