Twenty-six Caribbean words with rhythmic, rhymed comments (e.g., ""k for Kaiso. Song with a sweet-sweet jump-up beat. 1 for...

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THE CALYPSO ALPHABET

Twenty-six Caribbean words with rhythmic, rhymed comments (e.g., ""k for Kaiso. Song with a sweet-sweet jump-up beat. 1 for lickerish. So greedy all you do is eat-eat"")--extended by concluding explanatory notes and joyously illustrated in bold scratchboard (recalling the vigor of Azarian's woodcuts), with vibrant color added.

Pub Date: Oct. 27, 1989

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: 32

Publisher: Henry Holt

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Sept. 15, 1989