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so many possibilities in a rock

If there is one bit of nature accessible to just about any child…it’s a rock.

Such a variety! There they lie, for the collecting. Wash them. 669 more words

Picture Books

Once Upon an Alphabet

Written and Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers Philomel Books, 2014

If words make up stories, and letters make up words, then stories are made of letters. In this menagerie we have stories, made of words, made FOR all the letters.

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Repeat Author

Beautiful Birds

Designed as part alphabet book and part introduction to the world’s most beautiful birds, this book is a thing of beauty. The text is pure poetry and the artwork is delicious! 124 more words

Book Review

Artists' Books: The Disappearing Alphabet

If you search the library catalogue for this book, you will find that apparently we have two copies.  Children, parents and illustrators may be familiar with the popular 2001 brightly coloured book by Richard Wilbur, illustrated by David Diaz. 135 more words

Artists Books

This is London? The ABCs of Diversity

In the last few years, a number of picture books have appeared that purport to give an introduction to the city of London. London is both a global and a very local city; a city of vast wealth and incredible poverty; a tourist city and a place that many groups with their origins elsewhere call home. 950 more words

Children's Literature

Our Favorite Alphabet Picture Books!

Alphabet books are not just A is for Apple, Bis for Ball! There are very many books who teach the alphabet in a fun and interactive way! 975 more words

Kiddo Activities

Just a blip!

I took a little detour from my path of printmaking at the weekend (I say ‘don’t worry’ to my lino cutting and wood engraving my friends; ‘It is just a blip I am now back on track!’) 50 more words