The Accidental Zucchini: An Unexpected Alphabet

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 36 pages
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In Max Grover’s zany alphabet book, ordinary objects become fresh and new, while the extraordinary suddenly look familiar. Chew the fat with a neighbor over your Fork Fence! Ride the Macaroni Merry-go-round for the twirl of your life! And, heavens, hope for sunshine if you’re wearing your Umbrella Underwear! “A funny, loopy variation of a standard, bound to inspire youngsters to whip up their own weird wordings.”--Publishers Weekly

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User Review  - CarolyneBegin - LibraryThing

This is a fun very basic alphabet book for young children. It goes through the list by using two words that start with the appropriate letter and pairing them up in a silly way. These include "cupcake ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Grover's first is ``An Unexpected Alphabet,'' with pairings (``Fork fence''; ``Vegetable volcano'') that occasion amusing surreal paintings in crayon-bright colors. The skillfully designed art is ... Read full review

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