A is For-- ?: A Photographer's Alphabet of Animals

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Harcourt Brace, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 36 pages
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In this sophisticated alphabet book, each letter serves as a clue to the identity of the animal pictured in a dazzling photographic puzzle. Seen from startling perspectives, familiar creatures are made fantastical, and readers of all ages are sure to be guessing what they are--all the way to Z! A key at the back of the book provides answers to the visual puzzles, and a photographer’s note details the techniques photographer and teacher Henry Horenstein employed to capture these unforgettable sepia-toned images.

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User Review  - mdhoward - LibraryThing

I loved this book, so interesting. Each page is for a letter, paired with a close-up picture of something in the wild that begins with that letter. Some pictures are more obvious than others, but my ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kcarline143 - LibraryThing

Great way to teach younger children to identify animals. Would work wonderful to tie this book into a trip to the zoo. Its a great way to increase vocabulary. Read full review

About the author (1999)

Henry Horenstein is a photographer, author, and teacher. He has written and illustrated more than twenty books for adults and children, including the classic texts Black & White Photography, Beyond Basic Photography, and Color Photography, as well as the photo-essay Racing Days. He teaches photography and illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design and lives in Boston.

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