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The Furry Animal Alphabet Book (Jerry Pallotta's Alphabet Books)

3.84  ·  Rating Details ·  44 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
This fact-filled text with richly-detailed illustrations introduces not only the alphabet but also the wonders of the mammal world.

What mammal jumps ten feet high to avoid hungry lions?
What monkey almost always gives birth to twins?
What mammal has a nose so large that it has to be moved out the way just to eat?
What mammal has eyes that are bigger than its brain?
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published July 1st 1990 by Charlesbridge (first published May 1st 1990)
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Julia
Apr 06, 2017 Julia rated it liked it
Another wonderful Pallotta alphabet book that allows the reader to search many different kind of mammals thus specializing the group to those that are furry. As a result readers get to meet some old possible favorites while at the same time getting to meet some possible new favorites including those with fun names that some young readers may need help with when reading this particular book.

Like his other books, the author uses short sentenced paragraphs that are sometimes fun and sometimes edu
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Solomon
Jun 07, 2017 Solomon rated it liked it
Mommy read this to me while Daddy listened along.
Laura Verret
In The Furry Alphabet Book we are introduced to animals whose names begin with each of the letters of the alphabet. We meet regular old cheetahs and beavers, but are also treated to a few more unusual specimens such as numbats, quokkas, unaus, and ibexes.

The illustrations were sober and life-like, but several of the animals looked really creepy (especially the naked mole rat included on the last page). Also, four pages were missing from my copy (which I bought used), so I can’t give a complete r
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Matt Vagts
Mar 23, 2016 Matt Vagts added it
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Picture book #10
This book is an alphabet book about mammals with fur. Most of the animals are exotic animals and are a certain breed of an animal. It is not really set up as a story book but does has pictures of all the animals it talks about. It lists the animals and gives some type of information about it.
Conquering Dinner
Nov 19, 2013 Conquering Dinner rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: alphabet, animals
A fun alphabet book that introduces less familiar animals like the Aye-Aye, Ermine, and Springbok.
Anna
May 03, 2013 Anna rated it it was amazing
A funny, interesting alphabet book with beautiful artwork. Even grown-ups can enjoy this picture book, and the text is intelligent and not too short - clearly designed for reading aloud.
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My full name is Gerard Larry Pallotta but my mom always called me "Jerry". I was born on March 26, 1953 in Boston, Massachusetts. My mom's name is Mary, and she came from a family of ten children. My dad's name is Joe, and he came from a family of five children. My grandparents were immigrants of Italian descent. I have the nicest parents in the world. They have always been unselfish and ready to ...more
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