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    Operation Alphabet (Ministry of Letters) (Hardback) By (author) Al Maccuish, Illustrated by Luciano Lozano, Designed by Jim Bletsas

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    Description'Welcome to a very secret world. Not many people know this, but inside a special, little red postbox in London, close to Big Ben, there exists a top secret department. It is so top secret that only the Queen of England, her Prime Minister, Spies and Cats know about it. And now you...'. This book part of `The Ministry of Letters` series recounts the adventures of the top-secret government department 'The Ministry of Letters', the place where all the letters and all the words in the world are created. We are introduced to this secret and then told the story of 'Operation Alphabet', one of the most famous adventures ever to have happened to the letters who work in the Ministry. The star of the story is Charlie Foxtrot, who starts school aged five and finds learning the alphabet confusing and strange. We learn how the members of the Ministry's Special Alphabet Service (SAS) set off on an adventure to Scotland to find Charlie and teach him, by song and rhyme, the alphabet and the joy to be found in letters and words. They succeed he goes to school the next day and gets full marks in a test and the world lives happily ever after! `Operation Alphabet` also comes with a special jacket that folds out into an alphabet poster.

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    Operation Alphabet
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Al Maccuish, Illustrated by Luciano Lozano, Designed by Jim Bletsas
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 64
    Width: 205 mm
    Height: 267 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 610 g
    ISBN 13: 9780500515846
    ISBN 10: 0500515840

    BIC E4L: EY
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y1.1
    BIC E4L: LRN
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: YBLA
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    DC22: 823.92
    Libri: I-CI
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: E
    B&T Book Type: EF
    B&T General Subject: 214
    Ingram Subject Code: CI
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 84
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12200
    BISAC V2.8: JUV009010
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    LC classification: PZ7.M1388 OP 2011
    Thema V1.0: YBLA
    BIC E4L: EL
    Illustrations note
    36 colour illustrations
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Imprint name
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Publication date
    24 October 2011
    Publication City/Country