Sometimes simple is best: the ABC3D pop-up book is just wonderfully captivating, and does exactly what it says on its transforming cover. You may think more "coffee table, guest amusement" than "give to kids" but it's only $19.95, so why not let the little tykes appreciate its good design too? By Marion Bataille, due out October 14th. [Amazon via Geek Dad]
I love this and wish I had had it when my daughter was learning the alphabet. Contrary to what Manditory said though, it wouldnt have been destroyed as she had a great respect for books, especially pop up books, since half the fun was trying to figure out HOW they popped up.