Eating the Alphabet

Eating the Alphabet

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Description

A vibrant and sturdy word book featuring fruits and vegetables from around the world from Caldecott Honor-winning author-illustrator Lois Ehlert featuring upper- and lowercase letters for preschoolers just learning language.

Apple to Zucchini,
come take a look.
Start eating your way
through this alphabet book.

Each turn of the page reveals a mouth-watering arrangement of foods: Indian corn, jalapeno, jicama, kumquat, kiwifruit and kohlrabi. Lois Ehlert's lively watercolors paired with bold easy-to-read type make for a highly appealing and accessible book for parents and children to devour. At the end of the book, Ehlert provides a detailed glossary that includes pronunciation, botanical information, the origin and history of the particular plant and occasional mythological references, with a small watercolor picture to remind the reader of what the plant looks like.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Board book | 28 pages
  • 170 x 137 x 17.78mm | 190.51g
  • Boston, MA, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 015201036X
  • 9780152010362
  • 5,503

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6,851 ratings
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2 5% (318)
1 1% (65)
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