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Pop-Up Book Industry Standards

There are may different paper engineering techniques needed to create pop-ups: flaps, pull tabs, glue dots, valley folds, mountain folds and more. Even with the variety of pop-up formations these books share similar specifications in order to make the pop-ups pop.

Design a pop-up book, Pop-Up My Little Pony Specifications Based on Industry Standards

Create Your Own pop-up Book Design

    • Binding: Case bound (hardcover)
    • Size: No standard size, photo shows 8 inches x 8 inches
    • Cover Paper: Hardcover
    • Cover Finish: Gloss lamination
    • Inside Paper: 10pt cover uncoated

Interior paper has to be thick so it can hold pop-up forms.


Pop-Up Dinosaur Children's Book Example and Specifications Based on Industry Standards
    • Binding: Case bound (hardcover)
    • Size: No standard size, photo shows 7.5 inches x 9.5 inches
    • Cover Paper: Hardcover
    • Cover Finish: Matte lamination
    • Inside Paper: 10pt cover uncoated

Interior paper has to be thick so it can hold pop-up forms.