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Reads tagged with “ABC”

Once Upon an Alphabet: Oliver Jeffers’s Imaginative Illustrated Stories for the Letters
Once Upon an Alphabet: Oliver Jeffers’s Imaginative Illustrated Stories for the Letters

A warm and wonderful celebration of the paradoxes and perplexities that make us human.

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Sir Quentin Blake’s Quirky Illustrated Alphabet Book
Sir Quentin Blake’s Quirky Illustrated Alphabet Book

“A is for apples, some green and some red, B is for breakfast we’re having in bed.”

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Alligators All Around: A Maurice Sendak Alphabet Book from 1962
Alligators All Around: A Maurice Sendak Alphabet Book from 1962

Juggling jellybeans, keeping kangaroos, and other shockingly spoiled yackety-yacking.

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The ABC Bunny: A Sweet and Unusual Alphabet Book from 1934
The ABC Bunny: A Sweet and Unusual Alphabet Book from 1934

“X is for eXit — off, away!”

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Thoughtful Alphabets: Edward Gorey’s Lost Cryptic 26-Word Illustrated Stories
Thoughtful Alphabets: Edward Gorey’s Lost Cryptic 26-Word Illustrated Stories

A delightfully dark journey into the love of language.

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To Do: Gertrude Stein’s Posthumous Alphabet Book
To Do: Gertrude Stein’s Posthumous Alphabet Book

“Don’t bother about the commas which aren’t there, read the words. Don’t worry about the sense that is there, read the words faster.”

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