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in which i share two excessively entertaining alphabet books

#54 in an ongoing series of posts celebrating the alphabet

Few things are more delightful than discovering good alphabet books, and by “good,” I mean those that have original hooks, are a little quirky, do justice to the tricky letters ‘q’ ‘x’, and ‘z’, and compel me to take a second and third look. 862 more words

Book Reviews (all Genres)

Du Iz Tak? by Carson Ellis

This week we  talked about Wordless Books .  I showed them several examples.  To find them in the library catalog, the subject heading is Stories without Words. 146 more words

School Library

ABC Pasta: An Entertaining Alphabet by Juana Medina

ABC Pasta: An Entertaining Alphabet by Juana Medina; illustrated by Juana Medina. 2017. Digital illustrations and photographs of a variety of pastas, herbs, and cheeses. 185 more words

Children's Book Review

Book Review: A is for Africa By Michael Samulak

  • A is for Africa. Michael I Samulak and Illustrated by Sswaga Sendiba. Trafford Publishing: Victoria, 2008.
  • Preschool

A is for Africa is an alphabet book with the peoples and animals and traditions that center around Uganda. 588 more words


Sir Hornbook

It’s been a while since I posted about one of my early books. Sir Hornbook was created for a local book arts guild swap in 2006. 494 more words

Book Arts

C is for Castle, M is for Monocle, S is for Sabertooth

We know it’s hard for new parents to stay enthusiastic about their baby books, so we have some quirky new alphabet books in stock that will keep you alert and teach your children some unusual vocabulary. 111 more words

Baby Books (1-18 Months)

Roehampton Readers: Once Upon an Alphabet by Oliver Jeffers

Once Upon an Alphabet by Oliver Jeffers

Review by Anne Malewski

Once upon an Oliver, we met a boy with a penguin friend, a curious girl who put her heart in a bottle, a moose that belongs to no one, a bear who was a paperplane enthusiast, and many more who, I daresay, live happily ever after in readers’ minds. 462 more words

Carnegie Reading Group