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Portland ABC (Larry Gets Lost)

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ISBN13: 9781570619205
ISBN10: 1570619204
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Larry and Pete are back in Portland, touring the town in alphabetical order. A is for Art Museum. P is for Powell's Books. What better way for a Portland kid to practice their ABCs — and learn all about their city at the same time.
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This modern, colorful alphabet book comes on the heels of the regional best-selling Larry Gets Lost in Portland. Larry and his friend Pete see Portland from A (Art Museum) to Z (Portland Zoo), and everything in between. H is for Hawthorne Bridge, P is for Powell’s Books, and W is for Willamette River — children can learn their ABCs and about their hometown! How many letters can you find around you?

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"Portland ABC...will certainly bid for heavy rotation in Rose City Montessori classrooms and progressive playdates....The artist/writer's bold alphabetic take on Portland makes use of local icons like Voodoo Donuts and the Hawthorne Bridge." Portland Monthly 

About the Author

John Skewes is a professional illustrator living in Seattle. He began work as a product designer and character artist for Disney Consumer Products before leaving to start his own company, Retrodyne Industries, in 2001. His clients include Warner Bros., Hanna-Barbera, Fox, Pixar, and Simon & Schuster. As the creator and illustrator of the award-winning Larry Gets Lost children's book series, John has followed Larry from the southern tip of Texas to tiny Nome, Alaska, and has been lost several times himself. He has illustrated over 20 children's books, including the Flintstones, Tom and Jerry, and Alvin and the Chipmunks.

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writer girl, March 21, 2014 (view all comments by writer girl)
I was so happy to find that the P was for my very favorite place in portland…POWELL'S!!!!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781570619205
Author:
Skewes, John
Publisher:
Little Bigfoot
Subject:
Children s Picture Books-Concepts General
Subject:
Concepts - Alphabet
Series:
Larry Gets Lost
Publication Date:
20140318
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
up to K
Language:
English
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8.57 x 8.52 x 0.38 in 0.62 lb
Age Level:
from 3 up to 7

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Product details 32 pages Little Bigfoot - English 9781570619205 Reviews:
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Larry and Pete are back in Portland, touring the town in alphabetical order. A is for Art Museum. P is for Powell's Books. What better way for a Portland kid to practice their ABCs — and learn all about their city at the same time.

"Review" by , "Portland ABC...will certainly bid for heavy rotation in Rose City Montessori classrooms and progressive playdates....The artist/writer's bold alphabetic take on Portland makes use of local icons like Voodoo Donuts and the Hawthorne Bridge."
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