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A B C POP ! (FIRST EDITION)

Isadora, Rachel

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ISBN 10: 0670883298 / ISBN 13: 9780670883295
Published by Viking, 1999
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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FiIRST Edition, FIRST Printing, with publishers full number line present. Fine or better volume. Fantastic eye-popping primary color art work throughout. DUST JACKET mirrors glossy book boards. Crown jacket paper has an 1/8" closed tear, with very minor shelf wear to edges of flap folds. A shallow short crease to rear bottom edge. A Fabulous ABC book. Unpaginated. A FIRST/FIRST. Mylar protected jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 001187

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Title: A B C POP ! (FIRST EDITION)

Publisher: Viking

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

Paying homage to pop art masters Lichtenstein, Warhol, and Oldenburg, an alphabet book packs a good deal of punch with its bright depictions of everyday objects, from "airplane," to "Zing! Zoom! Zap!"

From Publishers Weekly:

With a tip of her hat to such '60s icons as Andy Warhol and Claes Oldenburg, Isadora (The Little Mermaid) whips out a zinger of an ABC book. Playing her retro riff across the pages, she blends strongly linear graphics and repetitive images with such signature elements of pop as polka-dot shading and bold, cartoon-like outlining. For the letter H, for instance, a trio of hot dogs parade across a white background, while a quartet of pigs in harmonious shades of pink, green and blue do a Warholesque turn for the letter P. Primary colors combine with accents in aqua, hot pink and avocado green to resurrect (and even superimpose) visual puns from the past, such as a daisy, that ubiquitous '60s symbol, held by The Manchurian Candidate's Queen of Hearts (for the letter Q, of course). The book ends with a "Zing! Zoom! Zap!", the words encased in the kind of explosively jagged comic book bubbles that mark Roy Lichtenstein's works. Even the endpapers and dust jacket continue the theme, as a sassy "Bye-Bye" bids readers farewell from the back cover. Baby boomers will find this artistic homage a nostalgic hoot, while their offspring will appreciate its verve. All ages.
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