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Alphabatics by Suse MacDonald

Alphabatics (edition 1992)

by Suse MacDonald, Suse MacDonald (Illustrator)

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Authors:Suse MacDonald
Other authors:Suse MacDonald (Illustrator)
Info:Aladdin (1992), Paperback, 64 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:Caldecott, Easy, K-3

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Alphabatics by Suse MacDonald



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This is a great book to use for reading aloud. The simple fun and learning of A, B, C's in a clear, colorful manner. Each letter represented by a phonetic approach, then restated visually is a basic tool of speech and communication preparedness.
  cpwpsu | Mar 16, 2014 |
Alphabatics is a fun and creative way of introducing or reinforcing the alphabet to young readers. The letters tumble, somersault, and transform to become part of the picture that represents them. Some letters seem like a little bit of a stretch, but with some imagination it's not a problem. A very young reader might be confused by the concept, but it depends on the child.

This book provides a fresh and unique way of looking at a concept that might seem old to some students. Students could reinforce the concept in an imaginative way by creating their own pictures from letters. ( )
  Michaela.Bushey | Oct 26, 2013 |
I enjoyed reading this book and seeing how each letter rotates and twists to become an absolutely awesome picture.It is a good book for preK to K students.
  Marinam77 | Oct 20, 2013 |
This book uses letters of the alphabet to create items. Such as "J" becomes a Jack-in-the-Box. Cleaver Illustrations.
ages: Toddler, 3,4,5
source: Pierce County Library
  michellehewitt | Oct 19, 2013 |
Fun way to teach preschools their abcs and new words as well.
source: public library
age: 3-4
  Dasagai | Oct 13, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0689716257, Paperback)

A is for ark. But did you know that if you turn an A upside down and round the point out a little, it becomes an ark?

B is for balloon. But did you know that if you blow it up really big, the hole in the middle floats away like a balloon?

In this wonderfully creative alphabet book, letters are pulled, twisted, reversed, and curled until they become part of what they represent. F becomes a fish, and Y becomes a yak!

Young readers will be fascinated with the way the letters evolve into the final creation. They'll never look at the alphabet the same way again!

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The letters of the alphabet are transformed and incorporated into twenty-six illustrations, so that the hole in "b" becomes a balloon and "y" turns into the head of a yak.

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