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Alligators All Around by Maurice Sendak

Alligators All Around (1962)

by Maurice Sendak

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"Alligators All Around" is one of Maurice Sendaks books from the Nutshell Library series. This book is about learning the alphabet, and Snedak uses different sayings and actions to depict the designated letter. This book is a great book to read to little kids to get them interested in learning the alphabet. ALso this book would get them up and moving on some of the letters if they decide to copy what the Alligators are doing. The entire purpose of this book is to get students engaged and interested in learning the different letters of the alphabet.
  brandib90 | Oct 10, 2013 |
Alligators All Around:
"An alligator
with all
the letters-
A through Z." ( )
1 vote rainpebble | Jul 5, 2013 |
This is a whimsical, delightful illustrated alphabet book ( )
  Whisper1 | Jun 19, 2013 |
Fun little alphabet book, with illustrations of alligators doing something related to each letter of the alphabet. Classic Sendak illustrations. ( )
  dukefan86 | May 29, 2013 |
Alligators All Around is a silly alphabet book that expresses what alligators do for every letter. It is very silly and child-like, but that's what I love about it. It's a great book for teaching the alphabets and, just like many of Sendak's other books, it's small and easy to hold. ( )
  Klefort | Oct 8, 2012 |
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Those alligators really do get around! Whether they're entertaining elephants, making macaroni, having headaches, or throwing tantrums, the rascally reptiles are never napping! Maurice Sendak's alphabet book will have young "readers" reciting their ABC's in no time. The three-color illustrations endear these quite quarrelsome critters to readers' hearts. Mom, Dad, and Junior are brimming with personality; the collective images create a complete picture of the nutty--yet remarkably familiar--household. Somehow, these likable lizards manage to capture the foibles and peculiarities of human nature better than many bipeds ever could. Yet beneath their very vain and sometimes shockingly spoiled surface, the friendly fanged creatures have a charm that no one can resist. Sendak, beloved author-illustrator of such classics as Where the Wild Things Are, In the Night Kitchen, and Chicken Soup with Rice, much like his green gator gang, is always getting giggles. (Baby to preschool) --Emilie Coulter

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A family of alligators is taken through the letters A through Z.

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