Anything But a Grabooberry
Anything but a Grabooberry uses typography in a radical way. Imaginative typeplay vividly illustrates this absurd nonsense verse—as letters change shape and texture to create the word and tell a story. An ideal early reader, the book helps children decipher words as puzzles. Its pioneering use of graphic design in a children’s book is bound to appeal to graphic designers a...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by Tara Books
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Anushka Ravishankar, a mathematics graduate, has made a name for herself internationally as an Indian children’s writer, with over 10 books of verse, fiction and non-fiction. Her special talent is in the area of nonsense verse, where she brilliantly adapts this difficult genre to Indian English usage, without a false note. Anushka Ravishankar can be said to have pioneered the Indian English nonsen...moreMore about Anushka Ravishankar...