Beautiful Oops!


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as of 10/27/2021 (Details)

A life lesson that all parents want their children to learn: It’s OK to make a mistake. In fact, hooray for mistakes! A mistake is an adventure in creativity, a portal of discovery. A spill doesn’t ruin a drawing—not when it becomes the shape of a goofy animal. And an accidental tear in your paper? Don’t be upset about it when you can turn it into the roaring mouth of an alligator. An award winning, best-selling, one-of-a-kind interactive book, Beautiful Oops! shows young readers how every mistake is an opportunity to make something beautiful. A singular work of imagination, creativity, and paper engineering, Beautiful Oops! is filled with pop-ups, lift-the-flaps, tears, holes, overlays, bends, smudges, and even an accordion “telescope”—each demonstrating the magical transformation from blunder to wonder.  

Technical Details

  • Learn to love a mistake - it can become a fun opportunity
  • Interactive book shows examples of common oops transformations
  • Encouraging experimentation develops creativity
  • 2010 Winner of PAL Award
  • By author and childrens illustrator Barney Saltzberg

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