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Alphabet City

Alphabet City
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780140559040
ISBN 10: 140559043
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publication Date: 1999-10-25
Format: Paperback
Pages: 32
List Price: $6.99

A 1996 Caldecott Honor book<P>The urban landscape will never look the same again. As Stephen T. Johnson demonstrates in a series of strikingly realistic pastels and watercolors, a simple sawhorse can contain the letter "A"--while lampposts alongside a highway can form a row of elegant, soaring Ys. A 1996 Caldecott Honor book, this sophisticated, wordless alphabet book is sure to appeal to young and old alike. <P>"Imaginative, stimulating, and striking." --<i>The Horn Book</i><P>"Sure to intrigue." --<i>Booklist</i><P>* A Picture Puffin <br>* Full-color illustrations<br>* 32 pages<br>* All ages

Publishers Weekly

This wordless ABC, a Caldecott Honor book illustrated with photo-realistic still lifes, "transcends the genre by demanding close inspection of not just letters, but the world," said PW in a starred review. All ages. (Nov.) Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.