Alpha Beta Chowder

Alpha Beta Chowder

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"Not-your-ordinary alphabet book with clever and saucy rhymes by Jeanne Steig, accompanied by illustrations by William Steig"-- Provided by publisher.
"This ode to the alphabet is wickedly funny, smart, and saucy and will have kids saying ABC, again please, you brigand! This wry and winsome picture book is a spicy alphabet soup indeed! With each letter-centric verse introducing you to characters like noisome Naomi (nervy as a newt), King Kang (the killer kangaroo who plays kazoo), and even the lovey-dovey lunatic from Lvov, you'll never get bored learning that "B" is for "Belligerent Bear" instead of "balloon" or "ball"! With language that tickles with alliteration and keen wit, and drawings that gleefully capture western melodrama, domestic disasters, near-death by piano lessons, and excruciating concertina concerts, this classic Steig & Steig alphabet book is a feast for eyes and ears alike"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2016
Edition: 1st Atheneum Books for Young Readers ed
Copyright Date: ©1992
ISBN: 9781481440608
1481440608
Branch Call Number: j 811.54 St33a, 2016
Characteristics: 44 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Steig, William 1907-2003

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LMcShaneCLE Feb 05, 2016

Your preschooler is too advanced for a simple A, B, C book - move up to Alpha, Beta, Chowder!!

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