"Moreover, unlike Walter Wick's more elaborate assemblages, the pictures may prompt younger children to think, 'Hey, I can do that!' (Picture book. 5-7)"
A first US publication for its Polish creators, this alphabet pairs playful verses—"This silver mouse is made of tin / She's very strong though rather thin / Unlike all other mice and rats / She spends her spare time chasing cats."—with big color photos of familiar animals or objects constructed from found materials: gears, watch springs, sticks, leaves, rusty tins, wire, sugar cubes and other bric-a-brac.
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