24th out of 114 books — 15 voters
3-D ABC: A Sculptural Alphabet
by Bob Raczka
The three-dimensional world of sculpture comes alive in ?this museum without walls, ? the sixth thought-provoking art book from Bob Raczka. As curator of this exhibition, Raczka focuses on sculpture from the twentieth century, arranging alphabetically from A (in the form of an Arrow) to Z (in the shape zig-zags). He not only points out different styles of sculpture such as...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published November 28th 2007 by First Avenue Editions
(first published 2006)
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This ABC book shows children the ABC's using real sculptures the author photographed. The pictures are bright and colorful and the author provided a nice description of each picture. The problem I had with this book is that it was not very appropriate for the audience. ABC books are typically for children learning their ABC's and this book had really complex language and opinions in it that I think are too much for young children. For this reason, I would not teach with this book but I would kee...more
Jan 29, 2013 Michelle rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
I used this book as a read-aloud for a K-6 craft program focused on sculpture. The kids had a better grasp on sculpture after reading it. The pictures are great and the text is very informative. However, I would not use it as an alphabet learning tool, but I don't think it was created as such anyway.