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Alphablock by Christopher Franceschelli

Original price $20.95 - Original price $20.95
Original price
$20.95 - $20.95
Current price $20.95
SKU 9781419709364

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With thick pages cut into the shape of each letter, children and parents will enjoy this peek-through guessing game around the letterform itself. Sprinkles, hot fudge, and cherries hint at Ií¢ä‰å??s ice cream sundae, while aquarium accessories hint at Fí¢ä‰å??s fish. As readers interact with the pages, they will familiarize themselves not only with the 26 letters and associated words, but also with each letterí¢ä‰å??s physicalityí¢ä‰åäó?angles, holes, and curves, both front and back. With Peskimoí¢ä‰å??s animated, stylish visuals, this fresh ABC book encourages readers to manipulate the alphabet in a whole new way. Note: illustrations have a retro feel, with imperfect variations in color and texture. And also available: COUNTABLOCK, with pages cut into the shape of numerals from 1 to 100!Praise for AlphablockSTARRED REVIEW "All the parts together make an appealing and fun way for youngsters to interact with the alphabet, and for slightly older children to enjoy the clever artwork." í¢ä‰åäó?School Library Journal, starred review "The straightforward vocabulary, cheery vintage-style graphics, and neat incorporation of cut-out letters make for a sharply designed package." í¢ä‰åäó?Publishers Weekly "With a pleasing, retro feel, Peskimoí¢ä‰å??s art uses bold colors in a slightly muted hue and the weathered look of woodblock printsí¢ä‰åŒ_ A visually captivating delight for careful little ones." í¢ä‰åäó?Kirkus Reviews "While ití¢ä‰å??s graphically sophisticated enough to please adults, little children can happily flip through this book on their own." í¢ä‰åäó?The New York Times "The baby, toddler or nursery-schooler who tears the gift wrapping off Christopher Franceschelli's Alphablock may think that she has just opened a toy, for how lively and tactile the thing in her hands will be." í¢ä‰åäó?The Wall Street JournalAwardsParents 10 Best Childrení¢ä‰å??s Books of 2013 Notable Children's Books from ALSC 2014