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ISBN13: 9780802795632
ISBN10: 0802795633
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Feast your eyes on these amazing creatures before they disappear.  This stampede of wild animals, from Chinese Alligator to Grevy's Zebra, are so rare, they're all endangered.  David McLiman's bold and playful illustrations transform each letter into a work of art, graphically rendered with animal characteristics.  Scales, horns, even insect wings transform the alphabet into animated life.

 

Once you take this eye-opening safari, you'll never look at letters or animals with the same way again.  A striking work of art and a zoological adventure, Gone Wild is sure to be loved by children and adults alike.

About the Author

David McLimans has won numerous awards for his editorial illustration, including an Award of Excellence from the Society of Newspaper Designers and a Certificate of Excellence from Print magazine.  His work has appeared the Washington Post, AIGA, Time, the New York Times, the Progressive, Atlantic Monthly, and Harper's. This is his first children's book.  He lives and works in Madison, Wisconsin.

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karifla, January 29, 2007 (view all comments by karifla)
As a Lang. Arts middle school teacher,
I was looking for an ABC book that sparked
my students interest.

Such is the book "Gone Wild" !

The theme is about endangered animals --
and each letter depicts either a critically endangered, endangered, or vulnerable creature, including the St. Helena Earwig.

I give this ABC book a 5-star rating!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780802795632
Author:
Mclimans, David
Publisher:
Walker Childrens
Illustrator:
McLimans, David
Author:
McLimans, David
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Concepts - Alphabet
Subject:
Endangered species
Subject:
Science & Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Alphabet
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Animals
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20060905
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from P up to 1
Language:
English
Illustrations:
color
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
9.67 x 10.75 in
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-UP

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