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    DescriptionIllus. in full color. The letters on an alphabet tree, torn and tossed by the wind, find strength in banding together to form words. Then a clever caterpillar teaches the letters to become even stronger by forming sentences with a message of peace in a gentle parable about the power of the written word.


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    Title
    Alphabet Tree
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Leo Lionni
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 32
    Width: 160 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780679808350
    ISBN 10: 0679808353
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: FXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC E4L: GEN
    BIC subject category V2: YFB
    LC subject heading: ,
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22000
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: I-CI
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: E
    B&T General Subject: 212
    B&T Book Type: EF
    Ingram Subject Code: CI
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 84
    B&T Approval Code: X01800000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: JUV002140, JUV039000, JUV009010
    LC classification: PZ7.L6634A, PZ7.L6634 AL 1990
    DC23: 813.54
    Thema V1.0: YFP, YFB, YX, YBLA
    Illustrations note
    Full-Colour Illustrations
    Publisher
    Alfred A. Knopf
    Imprint name
    Alfred A. Knopf
    Publication date
    01 December 1991
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Leo Lionni, an internationally known designer, illustrator, and graphic artist, was born in Holland and lived in Italy until he came to the United States in 1939. He was the recipient of the 1984 American Institute of Graphic Arts Gold Medal and was honored posthumously in 2007 with the Society of Illustrators' Lifetime Achievement Award. His picture books are distinguished by their enduring moral themes, graphic simplicity and brilliant use of collage, and include four Caldecott Honor Books: "Inch by Inch, Frederick, Swimmy, " and A"lexander and the Wind-Up Mouse." Hailed as "a master of the simple fable" by the "Chicago Tribune, " he died in 1999 at the age of 89. "From the Hardcover edition."
    Review quote
    ""The Alphabet Tree, " by Leo Lionni, is tops on the list of picture books that teach as well as amuse." "--Time" "Handsomely illustrated . . . an amusing and informative word game." "--The Chicago Sun-Times"
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    Illus. in full color. The letters on an alphabet tree, torn and tossed by the wind, find strength in banding together to form words. Then a clever caterpillar teaches the letters to become even stronger by forming sentences with a message of peace in a gentle parable about the power of the written word.