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Hyperion, May 9, 1994 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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In 26 stunning spreads, black-and-white photos of Weimaraner dogs forming the letters of the alphabet are accompanied by color portraits of Fay Ray, Bettina, and other four-legged friends illustrating a word beginning with that letter. Some are obvious, some are surprising, and all display William Wegman's trademark wit and style.

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User Review  - dmarie8 - LibraryThing

Great for Kindergarten. Wegman creates an interesting, innovative way to teach kids the alphabet. The dogs bodies form the shape of each letter, and they're also dressed up or doing something funny in ... Read full review

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User Review  - kloupe1 - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed this book and the dogs are just precious! I would definitely read this book to my younger children because it is such a creative way to teach and represent the ABC's. It could put ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

William Wegman was born in 1943 in Holyoke, Massachusetts. He received a B.F.A. in painting from the Massachusetts College of Art in 1965. In 1967, He received an M.F.A. in painting and printmaking at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. Wegman taught painting at various universities, but later became interested in photography and video. Wegman may be best-known for his photography involving his Weimaraner dogs in various poses and costumes. His work can be seen in museums throughout Europe and the United States, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Wegman was on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson Show in 1992, and his dogs have had appearances on Saturday Night Live and Sesame Street. Wegman lives in New York and Maine.