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Feb.19.2012
No man of letters savors the ABC’s, or serves them up, like language-loving humorist Roy Blount Jr. His glossary, from ad hominy to zizz, is hearty, full bodied, and out to please discriminating palates coarse and fine. In 2008, he celebrated the gists, tangs, and energies of letters and their...
cynthia-weill's picture
Nov.28.2011
    Seemingly the typical alphabet book with large type, this volume stands out for its artwork: gorgeous animal wood sculptures created in Oaxaca. Every letter is illustrated with a full-page photograph of a colorful hand-carved animal whose name either begins with or includes...
marjorie-price's picture
Aug.30.2009
“AlphaDabbles is a highly original work that uses the letters of the alphabet to stimulate creative imagination. The book is alive, sparkling with shapes and ideas, and invirtes children (and adults) to give vent to creative potential inherent in the unconscious of every human being.”-Dr. Benjamin...
oliver-chin's picture
Oct.10.2008
Faster than a speeding bulldog, more powerful than a "loco" mole, and able to leap tall building blocks in a single bound...comes WonderBaby! Illustrating a rainbow of humorous scenes from A to Z, WonderBaby changes into a zoo-full of creatures, from itty-bitty insects to mammoth mammals...