All About the Alphabet
Animalia is a book like no other. Abounding with fanciful, gorgeously detailed art, it is an alphabet book, a guessing game, and a virtual feast for the eyes. Each page features one letter and images related to that letter — as well as a hidden picture of Graeme Base as a child!
"A told B, and B told C, I'll meet you at the top of the coconut tree."
In this lively alphabet rhyme, all the letters of the alphabet race each other up the coconut tree. Will there be enough room? Oh, no; Chicka Chicka Boom Boom!
It's the first day of kindergarten and Miss Bindergarten is hard at work getting the classroom ready for her twenty-six new students. Meanwhile, Adam Krupp wakes up, Brenda Heath brushes her teeth, and Christopher Beaker finds his sneaker.
From blueberries to grapes, noodles to watermelon, this book is stuffed with fun, kid-friendly foods. On each full-color spread are photos of foods that begin with and form letters: a B is made out of blueberries, an O is made out of an orange, a Z is made out of zucchini sticks, and more!
Written in both Spanish and English, a young child asks his parents to "sing to me, say letters to me, rhyme with me, count with me, read with me."
B is for boy . . . but in Alison Jay's ABC, B also stands for basket, beehive, and butterfly! Simple in format, with a letter and word on every page and bright paintings of everyday items, "ABC" is perfect for toddlers.
The ABC's explode in a creative flurry of color and cadence in this stimulating mix of contemporary abstract images and playful jazz lingo. This hoppin', swingin' romp through the ABCs can keep kids toes tapping from alley cat to zoot suit.
Everybody's favorite bunnies Max and Ruby are back, starring in their very own ABC concept book. Max's ants have escaped from their farm, and now they're searching for food. The ants start with Max's sandwich, and soon they're everywhere! Fortunately, Ruby comes to the rescue.
In this wordless book, through realistic pastels and watercolors, Johnson proposes a new look at the urban landscape, pointing out how letters appear in a variety of places, from interstates to a simple sawhorse at a construction site.
A 1996 Caldecott honor Book
She gave a tea party. She got married. Then she bought a new car. Now Miss Spider prepares for her birthday party in a story that takes readers through each letter of the alphabet. Featuring his trademark brilliantly colored illustrations, David Kirk takes fans on a new round of Miss Spider magic!
Artists Leo and Diane Dillon won their second consecutive Caldecott Medal for this stunning ABC of African culture. This Caldecott Medal-winning book gives fascinating facts about African tribes and customs. The different tribes are listed in alphabetical order, and the illustrations are rich and beautiful.
Animals awake beneath blue blankets