What Pete Ate from A-Z: Where We Explore the English Alphabet (in Its Entirety) in which a Certain Dog Devours a Myraid of Items which He Should Not

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Putnam's, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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Is there anything Pete won't eat? Poppy Wise's sweet but unruly dog starts with Nico's accordion and works his way through the alphabet, making a nuisance of himself by leaving nothing untouched, not even glue sticks or Uncle Norman's underpants. Despite Pete's ravenous ways, a frazzled Poppy Wise can't help loving him. Kids will laugh at Pete's impossible cuisine, adults will appreciate the offbeat sense of humor, and both will love the artwork that perfectly captures the fun of the text in this unique alphabet book only Maira Kalman could create.

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Review: What Pete Ate from A to Z (Pete)

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This book is great at showing kids the different letters that can be used with different words. It also walks through the whole alphabet from AZ. Pete, the dog cannot help but eat anything that comes ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ann Cox - Goodreads

This is a hilarious book that will help preschool and early elementary age children learn their ABC's. Read full review

About the author (2001)

In her own words: "born. bucolic childhood. culture-stuffed adolescence. played piano. stopped. danced. stopped. wrote. discarded writing. drew. reinstated writing. married Tibor Kalman and collaborated at iconoclastic yet successful design studio. wrote and painted children's books. worried. took up Ping-Pong. relaxed. wrote and painted for many magazines.  cofounded the Rubber Band Society. amused. children: two. dog: one.

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