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Mumbo Jumbo

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Wizards, skeletons, spells, sorcerers, and dragons &Mac222; ll this second lavishly produced children's book by acclaimed New Yorker-cover artist Michael Roberts. In verse and in cutout collages, Roberts takes children on a mystical journey through the alphabet from "Abracadabra" to "Zombies."For each letter in the alphabet, Roberts composes a full-page image created ...more
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published November 1st 2000 by Callaway Editions
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Teri
Sep 25, 2012 Teri rated it really liked it
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Mumbo Jumbo "The Creepy ABC" is very clever. Big colorful pictures. The text is probably best appreciated by adults. Here is a nod to Edgar Allan Poe. R is for Raven. "Never make a raven mad- his temper is extremely bad. He also can and this is worse-Zap you with a nasty curse. Perhaps you think this isn't so? Just ask the guy who called him "crow." The raven turned him into straw, Then flew off squawking, "Nevermore."

I like the beginning of the book! "Midnight strikes and witches fly, Broomsti
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Un superbe abécédaire basé sur les créatures fantastiques et horrifiantes (dragons, momies, sorcières, chauves-souris, etc), avec une ambiance très "Halloween" et de courts textes très rythmés et rimés. ♥♥♥
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The Lightning Bug Romantics are Michael Roberts, author of the Pushcart Prize-nominated collection No More Poems About The Moon (Write Bloody Publishing) and Jason McBeth, runner-up at the 2008 Individual World Poetry Slam. Together they are like day and night. Peanut butter and jelly and Siamese twins. Michael is trustworthy and, generally speaking, in good with peoples moms. Recently he was ...more
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