Alphabet City

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Viking, 1995 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
54 Reviews
The urban landscape will never look the same again. As Stephen T. Johnson demonstrates in a series of strikingly realistic pastels and watercolors, a simple sawhorse can contain the letter "A" ? while lampposts alongside a highway can form a row of elegant, soaring Ys. A 1996 Caldecott Honor book, this sophisticated, wordless alphabet book is sure to appeal to young and old alike.

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Johnson's illustrations are amazing. - Goodreads
The beautiful illustions feature pictures of the city. - Goodreads
The artwork is very creative, and visual appealing. - Goodreads
This book is proof of the power of illustrations. - Goodreads

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User Review  - AliciaFine - LibraryThing

This is a great book for children that are learning the ABC's, this is a book with no words and just pictures. The pictures show the different letters in the alphabet in different modern cities. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - singleton2012 - LibraryThing

Alphabet City by Stephen T. Johnson. Viking publishing. Copy right 1995. pg. 28 Type of Book: ABC Book Summary: This book has no words. All it has is pictures and you can find the letter in the ... Read full review

About the author (1995)

STEPHEN T. JOHNSON has illustrated many books for children, including two by Robert Burleigh: Goal and Hoops, an ALA Notable Children's Book and a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year. He lives in Kansas.

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