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ALPHABET ANIMALS by Charles Sullivan


by Charles Sullivan

Age Range: 3 - 7

Pub Date: Sept. 1st, 1991
ISBN: 0-8478-1377-0
Publisher: Rizzoli

 Twenty-six glorious works of art, distinguished by their appeal for children, excellent reproduction, and variety--a lion from a Japanese photographer, Calder's folded kangaroo, an ancient Iranian ibex in bronze, an abstract-expressionist whale, a romantic tiger by Delacroix, a Warhol rhinoceros. For each, Sullivan adds a few lines of mildly whimsical verse, unpretentious but pleasant, nicely meeting his intention of varying ``mood, rhythm, rhyme, and sentence structure, so that young readers can [also] begin to enjoy the different shadings and tones of poems.'' A splendid way to introduce fine art--or the alphabet. (Picture book. 3-7)