Explore our developing experimental site for information about early movable books. You will find a searchable research database of items held in multiple institutions, and a “play” site where you can manipulate several examples in a virtual gaming environment. The “About” page tells you more about the project to date, and the scholarly essay, “What Are Movable Books?” provides background on the genre.

Latest News:

  • A paper facsimile of Penn State’s ca. 1800 Four-panel Metamorphosis in ink and color wash is NOW AVAILABLE TO ORDER!
  • The Learning as Play site was featured in the January 29, 2016 issue of the Penn State IT News.