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Have You Ever Seen a Smack of Jellyfish?: An Alphabet Book

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Publisher Comments:

After discovering that a group of ferrets is called a business, Sarah Asper-Smith became fascinated with the intersection of language and the natural world. Using bold prints overlaid on vibrant colors, she created Have You Ever Seen a Smack of Jellyfish? to chronicle the poetic words used to describe the magnificent animal kingdom. From a knot of frogs to a watch of nightingales, the book takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the alphabet with animals as their guide, starting with an army of ants, and ending with a zeal of zebras. The color illustrations and playful use of language will appeal to readers of all ages.

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"First-time author Asper-Smith's background in graphic design is evident in this ABC book devoted to collective nouns. Crisp, eye-popping silhouettes put the animals' shapes (always shown in black) in high relief. A murder of crows perches on a tree's spindly blue branches against a neon green sky (creating a palpable sense of unease), while the yellow-on-pink victim of a 'scourge of mosquitoes' makes their descriptor feel all the more apt. Clean design, attention to detail, and intriguing animal selections — from a 'watch of nightingales' to a 'walk of snails' — make this an elegant primer. Ages 3 — 8. (Jan.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)

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Using bold prints overlaid on vibrant colors, "Have You Ever Seen a Smack of Jellyfish?" chronicles the poetic words used to describe the magnificent animal kingdom. From a knot of frogs to a watch of nightingales, the book takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the alphabet with animals as its guide.

About the Author

Inspired by the ocean and language, Sarah Asper-Smith's lively artwork has a strong following on Etsy, with over 1,500 fans, and is regularly displayed on indie retailer Buy Olympias homepage. Her work has been featured in Bust, Pottery Barn Teen, and T

Product Details

ISBN:
9781570616877
Author:
Asper-smith, Sarah (ilt)
Publisher:
Sasquatch Books
Illustrator:
Asper-Smith, Sarah
Author:
Asper-Smith, Sarah
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Children s Picture Books-Concepts General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20101131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color illustrations throughout
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8.5 x 11 in
Age Level:
11-11

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Product details 32 pages Sasquatch Books - English 9781570616877 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "First-time author Asper-Smith's background in graphic design is evident in this ABC book devoted to collective nouns. Crisp, eye-popping silhouettes put the animals' shapes (always shown in black) in high relief. A murder of crows perches on a tree's spindly blue branches against a neon green sky (creating a palpable sense of unease), while the yellow-on-pink victim of a 'scourge of mosquitoes' makes their descriptor feel all the more apt. Clean design, attention to detail, and intriguing animal selections — from a 'watch of nightingales' to a 'walk of snails' — make this an elegant primer. Ages 3 — 8. (Jan.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)
"Synopsis" by , Using bold prints overlaid on vibrant colors, "Have You Ever Seen a Smack of Jellyfish?" chronicles the poetic words used to describe the magnificent animal kingdom. From a knot of frogs to a watch of nightingales, the book takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the alphabet with animals as its guide.
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