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Almost an Animal Alphabet

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"Self-published in the author's native Great Britain in 2010, this A to Z bestiary enchants with expressive, painterly monoprints that either retain their charcoal-like quality or are digitally colorized. The visual diversity extends to the level of realism on each spread: a male-female pair of quails is encyclopedia-ready, while a hammerhead shark wears a tool belt. Viggers depicts several animals solo — e.g. the gorilla, koala, and tarsier — in arch, close-up portraits that convey a rich sense of each creature's personality. Subtle humor and informative tidbits animate the text: B stands not just for bears, but for all eight species of them, from sun to panda (the latter munches on alphabetically convenient bamboo). Seven types of penguins are identified by name and form a courtly tableau, with the Fjordland penguin shading the king penguin with a parasol, while an Adélie solicits an autograph and the Galapagos snaps a paparazzo photo. So, why the 'almost' of the title? It might have something to do with those 'nighttime,' 'underground,' and 'yeti' spreads, each of which is integrated seamlessly. Ages 3 — 7. (Oct.)" Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

About the Author

Katie Viggers is an artist whose work combines mono printing with digital enhancing. After receiving her MA in Fine Art, she founded eightbear, Ltd., a design company that produces stationery, prints, mugs, and other products sold throughout the UK. Katie's twin passions for animals and mono printing continue to inform her distinctive style. for She lives in Nottingham, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781576876435
Author:
Viggers, Katie
Publisher:
POW!
Subject:
Concepts - Alphabet
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Animals
Publication Date:
20131031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT
Pages:
56
Dimensions:
9.05 x 9.01 x 0.46 in 0.9 lb
Age Level:
from 3 up to 7

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"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Self-published in the author's native Great Britain in 2010, this A to Z bestiary enchants with expressive, painterly monoprints that either retain their charcoal-like quality or are digitally colorized. The visual diversity extends to the level of realism on each spread: a male-female pair of quails is encyclopedia-ready, while a hammerhead shark wears a tool belt. Viggers depicts several animals solo — e.g. the gorilla, koala, and tarsier — in arch, close-up portraits that convey a rich sense of each creature's personality. Subtle humor and informative tidbits animate the text: B stands not just for bears, but for all eight species of them, from sun to panda (the latter munches on alphabetically convenient bamboo). Seven types of penguins are identified by name and form a courtly tableau, with the Fjordland penguin shading the king penguin with a parasol, while an Adélie solicits an autograph and the Galapagos snaps a paparazzo photo. So, why the 'almost' of the title? It might have something to do with those 'nighttime,' 'underground,' and 'yeti' spreads, each of which is integrated seamlessly. Ages 3 — 7. (Oct.)" Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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