A Little Alphabet
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A Little Alphabet

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Caldecott medalist Trina Schart Hyman has created 26 small worlds of dogs, daisies, dragonflies, and dungarees; sea gulls, shells, starfish, surf and sun. Originally published in 1980, this special alphabet book is now available again. Full-color illustrations.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published September 23rd 1993 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published 1980)
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Love TSH. Love ABCs. Not my favorite TSH or ABC, but two greats together.
Cheryl in CC NV
I do love Hyman's art. This small book is a gem and I am saving it in the hopes of grandchildren. They can hold it in their own little hands and pore over the detailed pictures even before they're ready to actually learn that N is for naked. Which in this book it is, ever so innocently.
Great illustrations- fun book for thinking about what you're seeing and how those things might be related to the letter it is illustrating. There's a cheat sheet in the back, too.
Great book to add to active imaginations. It allows for open-ended questions that allow the students to connect to the picture's content clues to the understand the letter.
Beautifully illustrated--each colorful pix is essentially framed by the letter it represents.
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Trina Schart Hyman (April 8, 1939 – November 19, 2004) was an American illustrator of children's books. She illustrated over 150 books, including fairy tales and Arthurian legends.

She won the 1985 Caldecott Medal for U.S. picture book illustration, recognizing Saint George and the Dragon, retold by Margaret Hodges.
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