Alphabeasts

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Kids Can Press, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
From the weird and wonderful imagination of an amazing new artist comes an alphabet book like no other. Kids will delight in discovering animals from A to Z living together in an old Victorian mansion. They'll meet an elephant in the ballroom playing with a model train, an octopus hanging from the foyer chandelier -- and even a zebra enjoying a soak in the bathtub! Using watercolours and colored pencils, Wallace Edwards has created a bizarre and luxurious world, rich in texture and detail. An engaging mix of art and alphabet book, Alphabeasts provides the basis for hours of animated discussion and quiet contemplation.

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Really really look at the details. The front page picture of the outside of the house includes tusks as columns on the portico, an elephant's foot as the base of a tower, and turrets finished in hides ... Read full review

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User Review  - 2wonderY - LibraryThing

It's been done before, with more interesting action. This is pretty random, more interested in the rhyming than whether it makes a story or humor. Jaugar on a checkerboard patterened carpet in the same colors is most interesting. The rhino is poignant and well illustrated. X is for Xenosaur. Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Wallace Edwards is a commissioned artist, as well as a freelance illustrator for books and magazines. He lives in Yarker, Ontario, near Kingston.

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