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Alphabet City (Caldecott Honor Book)
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.
Imaginative, stimulating, and striking. --The Horn Book
Sure to intrigue. --Booklist
* A Picture Puffin
* Full-color illustrations
* 32 pages
* All ages
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.