Fun Animal-Themed Bookmarks Silently Lurk Below the Pages to Hold Your Spot

A well-crafted bookmark can make a beloved page-turner even more fun to read. Peleg Design has produced two clever literary accessories that add delightful drama to compelling stories—a lurking crocodile and a looming hippopotamus. The two creatures are fashioned to look like they’re wading just beneath a book’s pages, waiting for the right moment to quietly draw you back into the tale.

Peleg calls these playful creations the Crocomark and Hippomark. Both are divided into two parts: the top half resembles an aerial view of the creature and is visible when the book is closed. The other half features a slim and flattened glimpse of the respective characters that conceal themselves once you’ve taken a break from reading.

Both the Crocomark and Hippomark are currently available on Amazon.

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via [Mental Floss]

Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.

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