Alligators All Around : An Alphabet (Hardcover)

Author: Sendak, Maurice

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Alligators teach the alphabet. *Author: Sendak, Maurice *Series Title: The Nutshell Library *Subtitle: An Alphabet *Publication Date: 1962/06/01 *Binding Type: Library *Grade Level: Preschool *Language: English *Depth: 0.25 *Width: 5.50 *Height: 7.25

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Publisher Harpercollins
Mfg Part# 9780060255305
SKU 30003374
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0060255307
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 7.25H x 5.5L x 0.25T
Author Info
Maurice Sendak
The son of Jewish immigrants from Poland, Maurice Sendak was a sickly child who spent a lot of time indoors observing life through an apartment window. Drawing became his escape; he was influenced by his favorite comic books, especially the Disney ones featuring Mickey Mouse. His career as an illustrator began in high school when he drew backgrounds for the comic strips "Mutt and Jeff", "Tippy", and "Captain Stubbs". He also illustrated a physics book, ATOMICS FOR THE MILLIONS, for one of his teachers. After high school Sendak worked as a window designer for the toy store F.A.O. Schwarz and attended the Arts Students League. He began illustrating books for children when he was introduced to Harper and Brothers editor Ursula Nordstrom. In 1960 he wrote and illustrated THE SIGN ON ROSIE'S DOOR, which was based, in part, on scenes and characters from his childhood in Brooklyn. WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE was published to critical and popular acclaim in 1963 and received the Caldecott Medal the following year. The book deals with the imaginary voyage of a young boy named Max to a land of monsters that he conquers and rules over until he decides to return home. Many consider this the first part of a trilogy also consisting of IN THE NIGHT KITCHEN (1970) and OUTSIDE OVER THERE (1981), in which the characters travel to a fantasy world to reaffirm their place in reality. Sendak considers OUTSIDE OVER THERE, inspired by his memories of his relationship with his older sister, Natalie, his most personal work. In the 1970s and 1980s, Sendak became involved with designing sets and costumes for such operas as "The Magic Flute", "The Cunning Little Vixen", and "The Love of Three Oranges". He also wrote the lyrics and designed operas of two of his own works--WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE and HIGGLETY, PIGGLETY, POP! He and writer Arthur Yorinks established The Night Kitchen--a national theater for children in 1990. He was the 1983 recipient of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal in recognition for his many contributions to children's literature. In the 21st-century, he ventured into the world of pop-up books with the well-received MOMMY? featuring a boy who looks remarkably like Max.
From the Publisher
Annotation A rhyming alphabet book featuring some boisterous alligators, from Maurice Sendak's Nutshell Library.
First Line A/alligators all around. B/bursting balloons. C/catching colds. D/doing dishes.
Editors Note "An alligator jamboree, with all the letters--A through Z". With its toothy alligators, who burst balloons, imitate Indians, and even ride reindeer--here's the book that has children chanting their alphabet in no time at all. Three-color illustrations.
Editors Note 3 An alligator| jamboree,| with all
Editors Note 4 Alligators teach the alphabet
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 04
Number of Pages 0032
Publisher HarperCollins

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