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Ruth Wickings

Biography

Ruth Wickings

Ruth Wickings has been designing books for 20 years. She started playing with pop-ups while at art college in York when she saw Jan Pienkowski's haunted house pop-up book. She has concentrated on them ever since. Ruth has worked as a freelance designer for publishers and novelty book packagers. She loves working with books, as they give people enormous pleasure, as well as their ability to inspire and educate children. When she is designing books, she tries to imagine the reaction of a child reading and learning from it. Ruth lives in Devon, with her two children and a menagerie of pets.

Ruth Wickings

Books by Ruth Wickings

by Ruth Wickings and Frances Castle - Art

Do you delight in seeing an ingenious pop-up "pop" but feel utterly daunted at the thought of making one yourself? Get your hands on this all-in-one guide and kit, combining the simplest of instructions and the coolest of components for creating a pop-up dragon, castle, jungle scenario and Frankenstein scene.