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 Alphabet's alphabet
 Author: Harris, Chris

 Publisher:  Little, Brown (2020)

 Classification: Easy
 Physical Description: [42] p., col. ill., 28 cm

 BTSB No: 421068 ISBN: 9780316266628
 Ages: 4-8 Grades: K-3

 Subjects:
 Stories in rhyme
 Alphabet -- Fiction
 Humorous fiction

Price: $21.46

Summary:
Illustrations and easy-to-read text reveal that while letters of the alphabet resemble each other, each is also unique, as if they, like human beings, are part of the same family.

 Illustrator: Santat, Dan

Reviews:
   Kirkus Reviews (+) (06/15/20)
   School Library Journal (07/01/20)
   Booklist (07/01/20)
 The Hornbook (00/09/20)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 07/01/2020 PreS-Gr 1—The letters of the alphabet have more in common than meets the eye; in fact, they may be a family. An "A is an H that just won't stand up right, a B is a D with its belt on too tight, and a Z is an L in a tug-of-war fight." Harris (I'm Just No Good at Rhyming) offers an ingenious and humorous look at the alphabet in a hand-lettered text, where speech bubbles accompany the chatty letters. Children will engage with the rhyming text and have fun deciphering the images. With over-the-top creativity, Santat's illustrations use a soft colored palette of secondary colors. VERDICT For use in preschools or alphabet-themed story times, this funny and creative ABC book will delight children and adults alike.—Kathia Ibacache, Univ. of Colorado Boulder - Copyright 2020 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

School Library Journal - 07/01/2020 PreS-Gr 1—The letters of the alphabet have more in common than meets the eye; in fact, they may be a family. An "A is an H that just won't stand up right, a B is a D with its belt on too tight, and a Z is an L in a tug-of-war fight." Harris (I'm Just No Good at Rhyming) offers an ingenious and humorous look at the alphabet in a hand-lettered text, where speech bubbles accompany the chatty letters. Children will engage with the rhyming text and have fun deciphering the images. With over-the-top creativity, Santat's illustrations use a soft colored palette of secondary colors. VERDICT For use in preschools or alphabet-themed story times, this funny and creative ABC book will delight children and adults alike.—Kathia Ibacache, Univ. of Colorado Boulder - Copyright 2020 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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