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The city of Toronto is presented through pictures of its highlights, alphabetically, from airport, baseball, and castle to zoo.
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“A series of blazingly bright impressions of a big, modern city at work and play.”
–School Library Journal
“Moak’s cheerful, brightly coloured paintings have a naïve quality that is most appealing... non-Torontonians will find much to please them.”
–The Globe and Mail
“...Moak’s book has inspired many children...to look at the world around them and see magically hidden letters. Moak shows readers the alphabet magic he finds in his world...Updated with five new paintings, the 2002 edition of Big City promises to start a new generation of alphabet success stories!”
“...a letter-perfect book to help young children learn the alphabet.”
“Moak’s bright and cheery illustrations dominate the text and treat readers to tantalizing images...”
“...the book’s colourful illustrations feature things most young readers can relate to and identify with.”
“This book of beautiful paintings about children and for children is a pleasure and a great celebration of [Ontario’s] capital.”
–The Sunday Republican
From the Trade Paperback edition.
een through the eyes of its children. Never has the city looked so appealing, for Moak illustrates places he feels make Toronto a particularly wonderful city for children.
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Book Description Tundra Books, 1984. Condition: Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP72369853
Book Description Tundra Books. Paperback. Condition: Fair. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0887761615I5N00
Book Description Tundra Books, Montreal, P.Q., 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Color Illusrations By Alan Moak (illustrator). Gloss Color illustrated paper covered boards. Top of spine is rubbed and bumped. Allan Moak has lived and painted in Toronto for over 20 years. His charming illustrations in this book are filled with Toronto details and color. Content clean, bright and sound. Seller Inventory # 024253