Entries Tagged as 'Alphabet'

Click, Clack, ABC

July 3rd, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM This is a board book that manages to do something a little new (to me) in an ABC book – there is a hint of narrative as the various animals in the book progress through the letters of the alphabet.  I have always thought ABC books for babies were more for […]

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The Vegetable Alphabet Book

April 14th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Author Jerry Pallotta has written many themed alphabet books and it shows in the fantastic The Vegetable Alphabet Book. Each page is richly illustrated by Edgar Stewart and an adventure in garden lore, informing us about a vegetable or type of gardening. The warm conversational tone of text will appeal to kids […]

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Bad Kitty

June 3rd, 2011 · 4 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT When Kitty overhears her caretakers mentioning that they are out of food for her and that she’ll have to eat a delicious (to humans) alphabet of delightfully healthy choices from asparagus to zucchini, she decides at that moment that she will become a very, very, bad, bad, BAD kitty. And so the […]

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August 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT In Animalia, author and illustrator Graeme Base treats readers to a remarkably captivating alphabet book.  Each letter is represented with an alliterative phrase about a featured animal.  Upon closer inspection, it becomes clear that the detailed pictures contain not only illustrations related to the animals described but that there are also depictions of […]

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