Not as much a review as a 'launch'.
The very friendly people at Paintbox Press sent me a copy of their brand new book just in time before I take a little break.
It's a big old pop up book for children and adults that covers everything from the history of the bicycle, the race, the jerseys, types of staff and riders, the caravan, route, mountains, different types of stage etc.
I realised I am not going to give you too many photos of the book itself because half of the fun of a pop-up is seeing what happens next.
It's definitely a good gift for the young budding Nicole Cooke, no offense to Emma Pooley, or aspiring Chris Boardman, as you can see two year old Molly loved looking through it.
The illustrations are bright, simple and colourful, and convey the patterns and colours of the sport and it's landscape. Or as Bernard Hinault says:
"Pop-Up Tour de France capture's the spirit of the world's mos exciting bike race. This pop-up book is a fun introduction to the sport of competitive cycling for fans of all ages."
So head on over to the official blog of 'Pop-Up Tour de France' for more information and further Tour news. I'll leave you with the words of my daughter Molly: