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Prairie Primer: A to Z
With all the warmth of a shimmering prairie summer, this rhythmic alphabet book perfectly captures the flavor and feeling of a bygone era in the Midwestern United States. Sure to be loved by readers of all ages, this lyrical ode to life in the early part of the 20th century is also a tribute to the families who settled the prairie through their hard work and strength of ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 1st 1996 by Dutton Books
(first published January 1st 1996)
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I thought this was a good alphabet book, but in an untraditional way. The story about the prairie allows for children to learn about something that they may never get to learn about. I also liked how they did the illustrations because it helped tie the story together and get the message across to the reader. Instead of just using the letters and words, they used sentences. I liked that because it helps the children get used to reading in sentences and not just words.
Alphabet book, from A to Z. She uses words and experiences from the old west farm to help give life to each letter. This is a fun read for people who might enjoy the old country farm life, might be boring for those who would not know some of the words she uses to describe something. Nice soft illustrations cover the entire page.