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Do you know a reader who loves to play with their books? Suggest some of the titles below for anyone looking for a pop-up, lift-the-flap, peek-through, pull-and-slide, or upside-down book adventure! If you know of a book in our catalog that has an interactive element and you would like to add to the list, email Stephanie Pocsi-Morrison (

Interactive Picture and Board Books

Bizzy Bear : zookeeper

Davis, Benji

Bizzy Bear works as a zookeeper and takes care of the alligators, feeds the penguins, and rides in a safari.

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Crinkle, crinkle, little car

In the style of the starry nursery tune, a noisy little car zooms through the night sky, waking the Moon, Mars, and the stars with his noisy honking--until finally he returns home to a good night's sleep. The reader is invited to touch the textured material on each page to make a crackly, crinkly sound.

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Each layer of this board book introduces a new donut topping for readers to guess, leading to the final secret ingredient: love.

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Home : my first pull-the-tab eco book

The Go Green! series gives young ones an early introduction to eco awareness by highlighting simple actions we can all do at home. Find out how we make our homes more Earth-friendly by conserving water, recycling, and composting. With tabs to slide and things to hide, going green has never been so much fun!

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I want that!

What does baby want? It's a question every new parent wonders about their baby, who certainly can't say "I want that!" Little ones and parents will have fun guessing what baby is looking for when tired, hungry, playful, and more. And the best part is? There's no wrong answer!

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Llama Llama time to play! : a push-and-pull book

Youngsters are invited to join Llama and his friends as they discover the different times of day, in this push-and-pull board book that features interactive slides that reveal new pieces of the story.

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What are you wearing today?

What are you wearing today? Well, it depends! In this new addition to the Flip Flap Pop-up book series, young children are invited to help each character in the book decide what to wear. The result is a highly entertaining book that is packed with flaps to lift, tabs to pull, and plenty of surprises.

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Interactive Books for Early Readers

Beautiful oops!

Demonstrates the many ways that torn, crinkled, and smudged bits of paper can be transformed into various shapes and images.

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A super-funny parrot teaches young readers about comparative adjectives as it searches for a friend, in an oversized board book that features touch-and-feel novelty elements throughout.

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Find out the different names for mother and father animals that live in the forest, then lift the flap to find the babies and learn what they are called. A gatefold ending includes the group names of the animals.

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Get out of my bath!

Ellie the elephant's relaxing bath is disrupted by splashing friends, prompting her to suck up all of the water into her trunk until everyone else leaves, in an interactive story that invites readers to tilt and shake the book for splashy effects.

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A young child stumbles into a haunted house looking for his mother and he encounters various monsters, including a vampire, mummy, and werewolf, in a book with pop-ups on every spread.

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A blue rhinoceros unabashedly subjects himself to undignified elements in order to demonstrate sixteen pairs of rhyming words, from "caring" and "daring" to "stinky" and "inky.

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Snap! Chomp your jaws!

Filled with impressive facts about the wild's most remarkable jaws, this clever novelty book takes a fascinating look at some of the planet's strangest creatures, as they chomp and gnash! Simply pull the jaws on each page--and when you let go? SNAP! The jaws clamp back into place, making it appear as if each animal is biting dramatically.

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The butterfly garden

Readers can follow the monarch butterfly's life cycle by lifting flaps on select pages.

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Interactive Books for Tweens and Beyond

Beastly puzzles : a brain-boggling animal guessing game

Presents a series of clues for piecing together thirteen different animals, with gatefolds that can be lifted to reveal the animal in the puzzle.

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Cities : then & now

Shows what twelve cities, including Thebes (Egypt), Great Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe), and London (England), looked like during important times in their history.

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Foldout anatomy : an interactive look inside humans and animals

Humans and animals: are we similar? Different? Do we all have blood? Do we all smell and taste and think? How is it that birds can fly, fish can breathe underwater, but humans can't do either? Explore the amazing diversity of the animal kingdom and compare the body systems of over fifty animal species with those inside of you! Fourteen tall, page-length foldouts open to reveal animal inner workings and provide extra details about these fascinating curiosities of the animal kingdom.

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Ghostology : a true revelation of spirits, ghouls, and hauntings

Readers who wish to plumb the mysteries of the paranormal will find some hands-on challenges to lift their spirits, along with tips on a range of spectral subjects, such as what to pack in a ghostologist's field kit, how to distinguish the types of ghosts, the best ways to hunt them, and spotting the unfortunate fakes and frauds.

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Myth match

You might have heard of the unicorn and the griffin, but what about the unifin? This fantastical flipbook collects together magical and mythical creatures from all over the world, then lets you mix and match their fronts and backs to create even more wondrous beasts of your own!

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Stand up! Speak up! : a story inspired by the Climate Change Revolution

After attending a climate march, a young activist is motivated to make an effort and do her part to help the planet... by organizing volunteers to work to make green changes in their community, from cleaning a lake, to planting trees, to making composting bins, to hosting a clothing swap and more!

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