A Child's Day: An Alphabet of Play

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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Artist Ida Pearle gives readers a way to play for every letter in the alphabet. A is for act--curtains up! B is for blow--pinwheel ready! And C is for catch--butterflies beware! Ida's cut-paper collages are the perfect mix of vintage and modern, comfort and inspiration. Her images of children--on tiptoe, on a zebra, dancing, and jumping--are full of grace and flow. And her distinctive patterns and striking designs spring from page to page. Perfect for both children and adults, this extraordinary alphabet book will add a dash of whimsy and style to any bookshelf.

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User Review  - Kcarline143 - LibraryThing

Each word of the alphabet is shown with a picture and a word matching it. For example: E is eat. So it shows someone eating. This is a wonderful tool to teach those youngsters their alphabet. Read full review

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User Review  - michelleraphael - LibraryThing

This is a simple alphabet book. What I thought was absolutely awesome was that for once, x was not for xylophone. Finally a book changes things up. Still it is a bit boring. Read full review


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About the author (2008)

IDA PEARLE illustrates stationery, album covers, and custom name prints with her delicate cut-paper collages. A Child's Day is her first children's book. She lives in New York City.

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