AlphaOops!

AlphaOops! : The Day Z Went First

4.1 (714 ratings by Goodreads)
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Description

Perfect for classrooms! "An alphabet book with attitude." -- Booklist It's chaos! It's pandemonium! And it's definitely not as easy as A-B-C! Filled with visually humorous details, Bob Kolar's colorful illustrations are the perfect foil for Alethea Kontis's snappy story about the comic confusion that comes when the letters of the alphabet, like a class of unruly children, step out of order and show that each one has a mind of its own.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 245 x 270 x 5mm | 241g
  • Massachusetts, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 4-COLOR
  • 0763660841
  • 9780763660840
  • 222,618

Review quote

Hysterical. . . . A must for preschool and elementary classrooms.
--Kirkus Reviews Hilarious, unique...this book will be revisited many times.
--Newton's Book News A fun and hip tale for budding readers who don't like their letters in order.
--Kids Literati blog Playful and savvy...a welcome relief for parents of preschoolers who are bored with predictable phonics lessons.
--Time Out New York Kids Delightful.
--Salt Lake Tribune Hilarious...an entertaining experiment in challenging the "normal" order, this book will be great fun for the whole family.
--The Bloomsbury Review Perhaps the most imaginative alphabet book since Chris Van Allsburg's The Z Was Zapped.
--Washington Post Bob Kolar's pictures are perfect...funny, colorful and chaotic.
--Waterbury Republican-American A hilarious laugh-out-loud romp -- not your average alphabet book!
--Piedmont Parent
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About Alethea Kontis

Alethea Kontis is a first-time children's book author who works for a book distributor. She lives in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Bob Kolar is the author-illustrator of several books, including DO YOU WANT TO PLAY? and RACER DOGS. He lives in Kansas City, Missouri.
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Rating details

714 ratings
4.1 out of 5 stars
5 40% (287)
4 35% (247)
3 21% (147)
2 4% (29)
1 1% (4)
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