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Miss Spider's ABC Book by David Kirk

Miss Spider's ABC Book

by David Kirk

Series: Miss Spider

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great to show the alphabet. ( )
  coreylee75 | Nov 27, 2018 |
This book uses different insects to teach the alphabet.
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  TUCC | May 1, 2018 |
I liked this book for a several reasons. First, I like this informational book because it sticks with the main theme of the book, bugs. A bug is given for each letter of the alphabet. For example, letter T is a picture of a termite, and it says "termite tunnels." I think the theme of bugs throughout the book shows the organization in the writing of the author, David Kirk. Second, I like this book because the ABC example are all alliterations. For example, M says, "moths mingle." Not only were the alliterations informative, but also engaging. The alliterations helped readers understand the letters more thoroughly. Third, I like the illustrations in the book. The illustrations are bright, engaging, and friendly. The illustration for each letter included a couple bugs. For example. for the A, "ants await," page it includes a picture of two brightly colored ants talking. The main idea of the story was an informative text, in which a spider gets a surprise party and each gets represents a letter in the alphabet. ( )
  lducke3 | Feb 6, 2016 |
David Kirk's picture book offers children a different way of learning the alphabet. The books main character is a spider, but the book also introduces other insects and other things that would involve spiders. The picture are big and vibrant. There are enough words to help young children follow along.
  Elizabeth.Robinson | Feb 15, 2015 |
I would recommend this book to any child trying to learn his or her alphabet, because the book it very helpful and colorful. It is a great way for children to learn the pictures in the book by putting the letter with it. ( )
  Savannah_Horton | Jan 26, 2013 |
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David Kirk's in-your-face, electrically charged illustrations will excite any young reader grappling with the challenges of the alphabet. From ants to the zebra butterfly, Miss Spider's friends prepare for her giant surprise birthday party: "Bumblebees blow balloons.... Earthworms entertain.... Fireflies fandango.... Moths mingle.... Owlflies ogle." This visually arresting alphabet throws open the doors of imagination, inviting children to learn their letters, insects, and colors in one fabulous package. It's hard to believe an alphabet book could actually tell a story, but this one succeeds, splendidly. Emotions play on the faces of Miss Spider and her friends, telling of anticipation, excitement, and joy. Fans of Kirk's other bestselling Miss Spider books (Miss Spider's Tea Party, Miss Spider's Wedding, and Miss Spider's New Car) will gleefully welcome Miss Spider's ABC. (Click to see a sample spread. Copyright © 1998 by Callaway & Kirk Company LLC. Permission by Scholastic Press.) (Ages 4 and older) --Emilie Coulter

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:02:14 -0400)

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Jumping junebugs, very vivid violets, entertaining earthworms, and other friends of Miss Spider gather to celebrate her birthday.

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