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Rufus Butler Seder

  • 5 stars across 11 books
    Rufus Butler Seder is an artist, filmmaker, and inventor who has been fascinated with antique optical toys-and the principles behind them-since he was young. About twenty years ago he wondered if he could make a new sort of moving picture using no electricity, special lighting, or moving parts. After much experimentation he developed Lifetiles, optical glass-tiled murals that appear to come to life, move, and change when the viewer walks or rides by. For the past sixteen years Rufus has been designing large-scale, permanent installations of these "movies for the wall" in aquariums, science museums, train stations, and other public places around the globe. The worldwide success of Lifetiles inspired Rufus to found EyeThink, Inc., a company that develops and produces a line of optically animated toys and gifts based on the technologies he invented and patented on his Lifetile installations. One of these innovations, a patented process called Scanimation, is the technology behind Peanuts . Rufus lives in Boston. Peanuts is his seventh book.
    21st October 2010

    Sidekick

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    6th October 2008

    Kick!

    Now introducing "Kick!", which does for kids what "Gallop!" does for animals - one child rides a bike, another kicks a f... More

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    12th September 2007

    Gallop!

    Can you gallop like a horse?Can you strut like a rooster?Can you run like a dog?Can you spring like a cat?Can you soar l... More

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    22nd September 2009

    Waddle!

    'Can you waddle like a penguin with a little orange beak? Wiggle-wiggle-waggle! Squeak-squeak-squeak'! 'Can you stomp li... More

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    11th July 2016

    ABC Animals!: A Scanimation Picture Book

    ***A 2016 National Parenting Product Awards (NAPPA) winner The timeless appeal of alphabet books meets the richest Scani... More

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    5th September 2013

    Santa!: A Scanimation Picture Book

    Deck the halls with twirling Santas! Rufus Butler Seder's playful, animated Santa will spread Christmas cheer as readers... More

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    5th March 2010

    Star Wars: A Scanimation Book: 11 Iconic Scenes from a Galaxy Far, Far Away...

    Imagine a book whose pages literally recreate your favourite scenes from your favourite movies - in full motion. Sounds ... More

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    1st August 2011

    The Wizard of Oz: A Scanimation Book: 10 Classic Scenes from Over the Rainbow

    Like "Star Wars" before it, "The Wizard of Oz" is a marriage of phenomenal Scanimation - four books, four instant "New Y... More

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    29th July 2014

    Peanuts: a Scanimation Book

    Good grief, the gang's all here! Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Schroeder, Sally, and, of course, Snoopy these cherished ch... More

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