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From Arthur to Zero Degrees Longitude, this unusual alphabet book offers a multifaceted portrait of British culture and tradition. Included are people, places, and things familiar to many readers — the Beatles, Stonehenge, Wellington boots — along with the decidedly unfamiliar Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerchwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, a railway station in Wales. Helen Bate ...more
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published May 26th 2009 by Frances Lincoln Children's Books (first published July 17th 2008)
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Kaethe
November 13, 2014
July 27, 2014
January 1, 2008

I don't know how a toddler would react, but I was charmed.
Karen
My almost-five-year-old son picked this book out from the library this week. He really likes ABC books.

I was intrigued by letter A, liking it by letter B, in love by letter C, and adding it to my list of books to buy by letter D. It was that good.

I did spend some of my formative years in the UK, so, no doubt, that colored my impression of this book, but even without that experience, there is some really amazing artwork in this book. The alphabet itself would introduce young American reader to
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Modboy
Jul 21, 2010 Modboy rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Parents from The Village Green Preservation Society
An ABC book but with interesting subject matter and cool art. Where else can you find Y is for Yorkshire Pudding and L is for Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch?
Mary Jo Garcia
This ABC book is as fun for adults to read as children. It's witty and wildly inventive. Great introduction to the differences between British and American English and culture.
TwoDrinks
I really liked this alternative ABC linked to the UK's culture. It has further information at the back for those requiring more information.
Erin
BEST. ABC. BOOK. EVER!!!
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