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A is for Alpine: An Alphabet Book for Little Hikers

4.25  ·  Rating details ·  4 ratings  ·  4 reviews
A fun ABC book for outdoor kids and their parents, A Is For Alpine is meant to help children (and their parents) imagine themselves hiking, camping and backpacking.
Paperback, 30 pages
Published May 23rd 2013 by Createspace (first published May 21st 2013)
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Elaine Kaye
Mar 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
A is for Alpine: An Alphabet Book for Little Hikers is just that. This is a simple book for young kids who are interested in the outdoors and camping and are learning their ABCs and word associations.

You'll want to bring this ABC book outside with your kids, or just to your backyard, so while you read each page you can point out more outdoorsy things can start with each letter, turning this into an activity book.

At first, I wished there was a bit more than just one small sentence for each lette
I bought this book for our youngest grandson's third birthday. His parents bike and hike with him already and this books is a really good place for them to begin planning more adventures when he's a little older.

The text is written by the author [whose cozy mystery I loved for myself!] and pictures are by her and her husband. Each page has a sentence or two devoted to an aspect of camping or hiking, either to people, animals or scenery and terrain encountered. The picture on each page is a wonde
Chris The Story Reading Ape
Mar 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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An excellent little picture book, with great colour photos, to help adventurous young kids remember, not only the alphabet, but also the fun they had camping outdoors.

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Toi Thomas
Like the description says, this is an alphabet book. It goes from ABC all the way to Z using words with a hiking theme. I think this is an interesting approach to an alphabet book that you don't see a lot. Some of the photos were quite pretty while others could have been more clear (the quality was good but the meaning was difficult to decipher). Overall, though, it was a fun educational experience. ...more
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Rebecca Douglass grew up in Idaho, Arizona, and Washington states, and now lives near San Francisco. Her passions include backpacking, hiking, books, and running and biking. She works at the library, volunteers in the schools, and is hard at work on her next book.

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