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Rhyming text and illustrations that depict animals in silly situations introduce each letter of the alphabet.
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Award winning children's author, Dar Hosta, does it again. Discover this brand new twist on the ABC book, celebrate the beloved Alphabet with alliteration and rhyme in a playful read-aloud, adopt the menagerie of creatures in this classic, concept book.From Booklist:
PreS-Gr. 1. Jaguars in jammies and snakes swinging from stars bring the ABCs to life in this animal-themed alphabet book. The animal antics are described in snappy, rhyming verse, which sometimes sneaks in some counting practice: "Two mischievous monkeys mambo on the moon / Nine hungry newts are looking for a spoon." Upper- and lowercase letters appear prominently in each spread, large and in color, to aid in letter identification. As fun as the rhymes are, Hosta's dynamic collage creations steal the show. Each letter gets one full-page collage illustration, and the pictures are exceptional. Color, shape, and texture are used to great effect, and the compositions are well designed. Unfortunately the cover, which features a large heart filled with letters, won't attract the audience this book deserves. Lauren Peterson
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Book Description Brown Dog Books, 2004. Condition: New. Dar Hosta (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0972196714
Book Description Brown Dog Books, 2004. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0972196714
Book Description Brown Dog Books, 2004. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110972196714
Book Description Brown Dog Books, 2004. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. NEW Hardcover. 1st Edition-Stated. Thus a 1st Printing but no number line. Never read. Not price clipped. Not a remainder. Book won "Teacher's Choice Award." Seal on front cover. BEAUTIFUL copy of Book & Dust Jacket. The first free end paper has the author's autograph. Can't tell if it's original or printed on. Price reflects that it is not autographed. COLLECTOR'S COPY. Seller Inventory # 002539
Book Description Brown Dog Books. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0972196714 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0544796