Animalia ( Numbered and Signed Anniversary Edition)

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9780670877973: Animalia ( Numbered and Signed Anniversary Edition)
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An alphabet book with fantastic and detailed pictures, bearing such labels as "Lazy lions lounging in the local library."

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What's this elaborate illustration? "Horrible Hairy Hogs Hurrying Homewards on Heavily Harnessed Horses," of course. Graeme Base's astonishingly creative oeuvre begins with Animalia, the 1993 alphabet book that challenges the standard idea of how long reading a book for small kids ought to take. Animalia, like many of Base's books, is a vast puzzle, built with entrancing pictures that unfold into layers and layers of objects--all matched to each page's corresponding letter. Base leaves us stunned and amazed, painting reflections into the oddest surfaces and driving the urge to page-turn. This wonderful picture book works for 2-year-olds, 5-year-olds, and adults alike--something few other alphabet books can manage. --Andrew Bartlett

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Graeme Base received international acclaim for his smash hit Animalia, which has sold more than three million copies. Among his many other beloved and bestselling books are The Jewel Fish of Karnak, Enigma, The Eleventh Hour, The Water Hole, The Legend of the Golden Snail, and many more. He lives with his family in Melbourne, Australia.

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